Live Concert, 'Lumia Nights,' at Mueller Planetarium May 1 and 2

Released on 04/22/2004, at 2:00 AM
Office of University Communications
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

WHEN: Saturday, May. 1, 2004, through May. 2, 2004

WHERE: Mueller Planetarium in Morrill Hall, 14th & U Streets

Lincoln, Neb., April 22nd, 2004 —
Jonn Serrie photo
Jonn Serrie photo

Want a unique, relaxing, romantic experience? Experience the "Lumia Nights" live concert by nationally known synthesist Jonn Serrie in the University of Nebraska State Museum's Mueller Planetarium.

Two performances are scheduled by the foremost composer of space music with a romantic, mystical style: at 8 p.m. May 1, and 3 p.m. May 2. Mueller Planetarium is in the NU State Museum (Morrill Hall) at 14th and U Streets on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus.

Because planetarium seating is limited to 80, tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the front desk of the museum beginning April 24. Admission to this special live concert event is $15 ($12 for university students, faculty and staff).

This a concert of the night. As the soothing sounds of aural space envelop you, stars, planets and galaxies appear on the planetarium dome. Smooth gentle melodies and graceful space journeys surround you in an atmosphere of elegant dreams.

Jonn Serrie's music has won him critical acclaim and a reputation as one of the foremost composers of romantic space music. "Lumia Nights," his new release on Valley Entertainment, is an experience encompassing the universe of both sound and sense. Serrie's name is synonymous with this genre of electronic music. Known for his numerous works commissioned for planetariums around the world, he has reshaped and redefined ambient space music. In addition to his 12 albums, his body of work includes diverse projects with Lucasfilm Ltd., NASA, the United States Navy, Hayden Planetarium, Expo Seville and CNN.

For more information, visit Serrie's Web site or Mueller Planetarium's site.

CONTACTS: Jack Dunn, Coordinator, Mueller Planetarium, (402) 472-2641; and Jonn Serrie, (770) 339-8869

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