May 28 – Memorial Day Weekend – John Philip Sousa in the Park

A patriotic evening in the park featuring the world premier of an original composition, Colonial Scenes by Mark Wolfram. This is the first time that the piece, which highlights melodies leading up to the American Revolution, will be performed by a full orchestra. Additional numbers performed by the orchestra include the Hymn to the Fallen by John Williams; the Armed Forces Salute; Presidential Polonaise and tunes of WW II including Big Band Cavalcade, and more.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 7:00 PM
DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, Reid Park

PROGRAM

László Veres, Music Director/Conductor

Black Horse Troop – March J.P. Sousa
Overture to The Barber of Seville G. Rossini
Big Band Cavalcade arr. A. Clark
Colonial Scenes World Premiere M. Wolfram
Melodies and moods before the American Revolution
Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan J. Williams
Armed Forces Salute arr. B. Lowden
Intermission
Official West Point March P. Egner
Presidential Polonaise J.P.Sousa
The Empire Strikes Back – Medley J.Williams, arr.J.Whitney
“The Girl I Left Behind Me” Leroy Anderson
Chicken Reel Leroy Anderson
“America the Beautiful” S. Ward, arr. C. Dragon

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