MAY 21 – TUCSON ARIZONA BOYS CHORUS
The Boys Chorus will play of selection of crowd-pleasing favorites from their extensive repertoire. Other highlights featuring the Tucson Pops Orchestra will include the music of Stevie Wonder; The March from 1941 by John Williams; and an exceptional selection of show tunes including the music of Richard Rodgers and Jerome Robbins Broadway.
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.
JUNE 11 – “1812” OVERTURE
One of the major highlights of the spring season and the traditional feature of the final concert is the magnificent 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky. Nine lucky audience members are selected to participate as the “cannon fire” – each holding a drum and waiting for their cue. Other highlights will include, a Tribute to Henry Mancini, Quest for Camelot, and more. Several young audience members will be selected from the audience to “guest conduct”, Waltz No.2. The evening will conclude with the 1812 Overture.