Concert Overview

Sunday, June 10 | 4-5:30 pm

Music lovers will enjoy a variety of popular and Broadway opera performances by The Florentine Opera featuring the Summer Concert Residency Artists presented in partnership with the Brown County Civic Music Association.

Event Details

Feel free to bring in your own picnic. No alcohol or beverage carry-ins are allowed inside the Garden. The Garden will be featuring a cookout and small concessions area with popcorn, chips, soda and water. Two Garden bar stations will be located throughout the Schneider Family Grand Garden with local brews and botanical inspired cocktails.

Performances

Je veux vivre, Roméo et Juliette, Gounod – Nicole Heinen, Soprano
Da quell suon soavemente, La Bohème, Leoncavallo – Briana Moynihan, Mezzo-soprano
Una furtiva lagrima, L’elisir d’amore, Donizetti – Nicholas Huff, Tenor
Largo al factotum, Il barbieri di Siviglia, Rossini – Stephen Hobe, Baritone

Come Fly with Me (1957), James Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn, arr: Mac Huff
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (1940, words 1942), Duke Ellington & Bob Russell, arr: Mark Hayes
Moonglow (1933), words & music: Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange & Irving Mills, arr: Darmon Meader
The Girl I Love (1924), music: George Gershwin, lyrics: Ira Gershwin – Briana Moynihan (Mezzo-soprano) and Nicholas Huff (Tenor)
Love Walked In (1930), music: George Gershwin, lyrics: Ira Gershwin, arr: Ed Lojeski
Blue Moon (1934), music: Richard Rodgers, lyrics: Lorenz Hart – Nicole Heinen (Soprano), Briana Moynihan (Mezzo-soprano) and Stephen Hobe (Baritone)
I’ve Got the World on A String (1932), 21st Cotton Club series, Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler – Stephen Hobe (Baritone)
It’s only A Paper Moon (1933), The Great Magoo, music: Harold Arlen; lryics: Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg – Briana Moynihan (Mezzo-soprano)
That Old Black Magic (1942), Star Spangled Rhythm, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Johnny Mercer – Nicholas Huff (Tenor)
Over the Rainbow(1939). The Wizard of Oz, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler – Nicole Heinen (Soprano)
Get Happy (1929), The Nine-Fifteen Revue, music: Harold Arlen, lyrics: Ted Koehler, arr: Philip Kern
Till We Meet Again (1918), music: Richard A. Whiting; words: Raymond B. Egan, arr: Stewart

Meet the Artists

Nicole Heinen, Soprano
Briana Moynihan, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Huff, Tenor
Stephen Hobe, Baritone
Ruben Piirainen, Pianist

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Special Event Refund Policy

  • There are no refunds on any Garden special event tickets.
  • Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen or unused.
  • Advance purchase highly recommended (when applicable).
  • Tickets are not refunded for any inclement weather including but not limited to snow, wind, rain, thunderstorm, mud, cold or extreme temperatures.
  • Refunds will not be given for dissatisfaction with any event, as opinions are subjective.
  • Event ticket purchases are non-transferable to another event, Garden membership or Garden education class.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

For more information on opportunities for corporate partnership including sponsorship, contact our Director of Development, Cindy Berton, at 920.491.3691 ext. 104 or cberton@gbbg.org.

Tickets

Purchase Tickets

Lawn Seating Ticket: Register for a Free ticket below
Cowles Terrace Ticket: $10/Person

There are 3 easy ways to purchase tickets:

  1. Online:
    • $2 service fee applies per ticket for Cowles Terrace ticket only
    • Tickets will be emailed to you, check your junk mail or spam folder if necessary. You can print the tickets out for admission. Have an iPhone, Android or Windows Phone? Open the email on your phone and click on the link. Tickets will be scanned right off of your phone at admissions.
Register for a Free Lawn Seating Ticket Buy Cowles Terrace Ticket

 

  1. By Phone: 920.490-9457, check Garden hours before calling
    • $2 service fee applies per ticket for Cowles Terrace ticket only
    • Tickets can be picked up night of the concert from 2-5 pm. Photo ID required of original purchaser.
    • Cowles Terrace Ticket Will Call : Tickets can be picked-up during general Garden hours. Tickets can be picked up night-of the Concert from 2-5 pm. The Garden’s will-call does not include tickets purchased online. Photo ID required of original purchaser to pick-up tickets.
  1. In Person: Green Bay Botanical Garden; check Garden hours before visiting
    • No service fee and ticket picked up immediately

Doors open at 2 pm for Garden Members and Brown County Civic Music Association Members and doors open at 3 pm for the General public. Must show your ticket at the door for admission into the Concert.

Please note that Garden General Admission vouchers and passes are not valid.

Proceeds support our environmental sustainability initiatives and help us serve over 6,000 children each year through field trips, outreach programs and family education.

Member Benefits

Green Bay Botanical Garden & Brown County Civic Music Association Member Benefits

Access to the Members Only line for faster entry the day of the show! The Member Only line opens one hour before doors open depending on artist discretion. Show your Green Bay Botanical Garden membership card to enjoy a members-only entrance line. Brown County Civic Music Association will provide a list of members to check in at the front desk.

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Ticket Refund Policy

There are no refunds on any Garden special event tickets. Tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen or unused. Tickets are not refunded for any inclement weather including but not limited to snow, wind, rain, thunderstorm, mud, cold or extreme temperatures. Refunds will not be given for dissatisfaction with any event, as opinions are subjective. Event ticket purchases are non-transferable to another event, Garden membership or Garden education class.

Seating

Lawn Seating is free to the community and is first-come, first-served lawn seating. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcomed and highly encouraged. Guests can start setting up chairs after the doors open at 2 pm for Garden Members and Brown County Civic Music Association Members and 3 pm for the General Public. Blankets can be used for seating, but please be courteous of other guests by not saving larger-than-needed amounts of grass.

Cowles Terrace Ticket includes first-come, first-served standard-sized white resin folding padded chair located on the Cowles Terrace (hard paver surface in-front of the Billie Kress Amphitheater). You must present your ticket at admissions to receive a wristband to enter the Cowles Terrace area.


Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Food & Drink

May I bring in my own food and/or will food be available for purchase at concerts?

Feel free to bring in a picnic basket with food from home to enjoy during a concert – anything from cheese and crackers to pizza is allowed.

Food and beverages available for purchase. The Garden will be serving a cookout featuring Salmon’s Hot Dogs, brats, cheeseburgers, chicken breast, chips, cookies, ice cream treats and popcorn. The Garden will also be serving wine, beer, specialty alcoholic drinks, soda and water.

Picnic baskets, bags and purses may be subject to security searches. If prohibited items are found, customers will be asked to store items in their locked vehicle or dispose of item.

What kind of beverages can I bring into the Amphitheater?

Alcohol or beverage carry-ins of any kind may not be brought on the premises, but guests may bring in empty water bottles and other beverage containers. Beer, wine, specialty alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic beverages are available at our concessions building. All guests consuming alcohol will have IDs checked at the concession stand for service.

Alcohol may not be brought on the premises. Our liquor license does not permit any outside alcohol to be brought onto the property. If prohibited items are found, customers will be asked to store items in their locked vehicle or dispose of item.

May I bring in my own alcohol?

Alcohol may not be brought on the premises. Our liquor license does not permit any outside alcohol to be brought onto the property. If prohibited items are found, customers will be asked to store items in their locked vehicle or dispose of item.

An additional beverage station will be located on the Fischer Overlook Arbor. This station will serve a limited selection of beer, wine and bottled water.

Can coolers be brought into the Amphitheater?

Coolers are allowed inside the Amphitheater. Coolers are subject to security searches. If prohibited items are found, customers will be asked to store items in their locked vehicle or dispose of item.


Concert Guidelines, Parking & Weather

What happens if it rains or a threat of severe weather?

A decision is made at 10 am on the date of the concert if it will be moved indoors to the Cornerstone Foundation Hall located in the Schneider Education Center. Chairs will be provided for guests who purchased a Cowles Terrace Ticket if the concert is moved indoors. Standing room only will be provided to the public for free of charge. To find out if a Concert has been moved indoors please go to our website, Facebook page or call us at 920.490.9457.

Is the Billie Kress Amphitheater accessible? Where is the barrier-free ADA section?

It is our intent to make every concert experience accessible to every guest. Green Bay Botanical Garden is an accessible facility and proudly complies with ADA regulations. We encourage all guests with special needs to contact the Garden’s Events Department at 920.491.3691 ext. 103, and every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate the need. As accommodations are limited, we can better serve those who assist us with advance coordination.

Barrier-free and ADA areas are in the Fischer Overlook Arbor and Mabel Thome Patio. View a map of the barrier-free ADA seating locations. Guests wishing to sit in one of these areas may be accompanied by a companion (or more if room is available). Guests in wheelchairs have priority—a very limited number of wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis.

Parking Staff will direct concertgoers with vehicles displaying an ADA license plate or card in the review mirror to the ADA parking areas (18 available spots). Guests with accessible needs can also be dropped off close to the Garden’s entrance by pulling into the circle driveway.

What time do the doors open?

The Garden’s admission area will open at 2 pm for Garden Members and Brown County Civic Music Association Members into the concert. Remember your Green Bay Botanical Garden membership card to enjoy a members-only entrance line. The doors open for the general public beginning at 3 pm.

Where do I park?

Parking is free, but limited on the Garden’s grounds. Parking volunteers will direct you to available spots. Parking volunteers will direct vehicles to neighboring parking lots safely and as efficiently as possible. Please drive slowly when approaching the Garden and watch for directional parking signs.

Is smoking allowed during the Concert?

The Garden is a smoke-free, environmentally friendly facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the grounds, including the parking lot.

Can I bring my pet with me?

The Garden only allows certified service animals that assist people with disabilities on site (no pets).

Are weapons allowed?

The Garden does not permit the right to carry concealed weapons on the grounds. If the customer refuses to return weapon to vehicle, he or she will be refused admittance to the Garden.

Can I record the concert on a video recording device?

Video recording is not permitted at the concert.


Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.