In a capstone to our Leonard Bernstein centenary celebration, we present his quirky, complex, irreverent, and very humorous operetta Candide, with orchestral staging.
Lio Kuokman - Conductor
Carol Jantsch - Tuba
Ward/orch. Dragon - “America, the Beautiful”
Grofé - “Mardi Gras,” from Mississippi Suite
Daugherty - Reflections on the Mississippi, for tuba and orchestra
Sousa - “The Washington Post” March
Gould - An American Salute
Copland - “Hoe-Down,” from Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Various/arr. Lowden - Armed Forces Salute
Tchaikovsky - Solemn Overture, 1812, Op. 49
The Philadelphia Orchestra returns for an 8th season to present another FREE Neighborhood Concert on the RiverStage at the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, presented by Wells Fargo. The concert will be followed by a land-side fireworks display.
For more information on the Free Neighborhood Concert Series visit www.philorch.org/neighborhood or call 215.893.1999. This concert is FREE and open to the public. Seating is general admission and first come, first served. Tickets are not required. The gates at Penn’s Landing will open at 7:30 PM for the 8 PM performance.