Sat, Apr 29|
Musicians of Long Beach Sympony Eckart Preu, conductor Artistic Partners praCh Ly, writer, producer, director, performer Chinary Ung, composer Mea Lath, dance choreographer Chhom Nimol, singer Chrysanthe Tan, violinist Kaitlyn Mady, flutist Kalean Ung, actress Modern Apsara, Cambodian dan
Time & Location
Apr 29, 7:00 PM
Long Beach, 300 E Ocean Blvd #300, Long Beach, CA 90802, USA
About the event
This is a Free, community event presented by Long Beach Symphony. The evening will start at 5pm on the Long Beach Terrace Theater Plaza delighting participants in the enjoyable “Night Market” spirit. Take part in this event that includes a variety of foods for purchase, as well as entertainment, curated artistic installations on display in the theater lobby, and good fun. Immediately following, a Pre-Concert Talk that includes the amazing creative team of KHMERASPORA will inspire audiences and give true meaning and context to the spirit of the evening. The concert starts at 7pm in the Terrace Theater.
Written and directed by the world-renowned Cambodian American rapper, praCh, KHMERASPORA is a musical performance that tells the Cambodian American experience. Featuring three world premieres by internationally renowned Cambodian composer, Chinary Ung, this artistic collaboration unites musicians from Long Beach Symphony conducted by Music Director Eckart Preu, and Cambodian instrumentalists, dancers, and singers. A documentary film by award-winning filmmaker Caylee So memorializes the project and videographer Robert Chhaing-Carleton’s video will ensure that KHMERASPORA has a global presence and impact.