Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 7:30p -
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Museum of Science, Boston
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

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Black Hole Symphony: Presented by Multiverse Concert Series 

Don’t miss the world premiere of the entrancing and immersive new production from the Museum of Science, Boston and Multiverse Concert Series! Black Hole Symphony is a symphonic journey through spacetime, performed by a live chamber orchestra under the dome of the Charles Hayden Planetarium. Join us to explore the unfolding story of supermassive black holes as engines of gravity, light, and creation – in the premiere run of the groundbreaking new show! 


This revolutionary new show is a unique collaboration between astrophysicists of the Harvard-Smithsonian CFA and Black Hole Initiative with the musicians of the Multiverse Concert Series. Composer David Ibbett has sonified the light of black hole galaxies as musical notes and chords, woven into a dramatic electro-symphonic score set to immersive 3-D visuals from the Charles Hayden Planetarium. 


Over the course of an evening, audiences will be plunged into deep space riding relativistic jets of plasma, guided through the dense dust torus, broad-line clouds, and ultimately reach the blazing accretion disk on the event horizon of a supermassive black hole. Experience the wonders of the distant universe through art, science and music and be a part of our world premiere! 


Science by:  

Anna Barnacka, Lead Scientist, Harvard CFA 

Mojegan Azadi, Harvard CFA 

Martin Elvis, Harvard CFA 

Fabio Pacucci, Black Hole Initiative  

Priya Natarajan, Yale, Black Hole Initiative  

Dan Schwartz, Harvard CFA 


Music by:  

David Ibbett, composer and conductor 


The Multiverse Symphony Players:  

Johnny Mok - cello  

Matt Russo - guitar  

Ryan Shannon - violin  

Jessica Smith - flute/piccolo 


SUMMER THURSDAYS are BACK at the Museum of Science! After two long years, the ultimate nightlife series returns with an all-new groundbreaking lineup of innovative programming in the Charles Hayden Planetarium and for the first time ever, the Mugar Omni Theater! Thursday nights all summer long the domes will light up with one-of-a-kind new collaborations, performances, film screenings, and beyond. 

Join us on Thursdays all summer long, only at the Museum of Science! All Summer Thursdays experiences are for audiences 18+. 

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