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  • Wildflower Walks

    10:00 - 11:00 AM
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
    1500 N. College Avenue
    Claremont, CA, 91711
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    (909) 625-8767

    Sixty-minute guided tours through the garden that explore the native blooms and natural wonders of spring in California.

    Free with general admission or membership.

    Saturday Wildflower Walks start at 10 a.m. while Sunday Wildflower Walks start at 1 p.m.

  • Pomona College Choir and Orchestra

    3:00 PM
    Bridges Hall of Music
    Pomona College
    150 E. 4th Street
    Claremont, 91711
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    (909) 607-2671

    The Pomona College Choir, Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor and Pomona College Orchestra, Eric Lindholm, conductor offer two performances of Mendelssohn's Elijah with Grammy award-winning guest baritone Nmon Ford, under the baton of Eric Lindholm. Mr. Ford, known for his "powerful and magnificent voice" (Concerto.net), is a Pomona native. He has performed with the New York and Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco and L.A. Opera, the National, Chicago and Atlanta symphonies, Hamburg State Opera, Italy's Bologna Opera Company and France's National Opera of Bordeaux, and at the Macerata Opera Festival in Italy, Grafenegg Festival in Austria, Szeged Festival in Hungary, among others. The Pomona College Choir and Orchestra have collaborated on many memorable performances which have included Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances," Verdi's "Requiem," Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms," Berlioz's "Grande Messe des morts," Handel's "Messiah," and Mozart's "Requiem" and "Mass in C minor (K. 427)."

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