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Symphony in the Cities returns to Aitken Arts Plaza August 7, 2022

This outdoor concert experience on the Bette and Wylie Aitken Arts Plaza is the perfect way to end a lazy summer day. Pack a picnic, grab a lawn chair or blanket, and gather the family for an evening of free music and outdoor summer fun!

Enjoy popular classics, pop tunes, and a sing-along of patriotic favorites performed by Pacific Symphony, food trucks, and pre-concert family activities including the chance to learn how to conduct with Maestro St.Clair and later help lead the orchestra during the concert.

5:30 p.m. – Family-friendly, pre-concert activities
7 p.m. – Pacific Symphony concert

PROGRAM
SMITH: “The Star-Spangled Banner”
ROSSINI: Overture to La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto, Movement 1
STRAUSS, JR.: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
SOUSA: Hands Across the Sea March
LOEWE: “I Could Have Danced All Night” from My Fair Lady
BERNSTEIN: “Maria” from West Side Story
BERNSTEIN: Balcony Scene (“Tonight”) from West Side Story
BERNSTEIN: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
VARIOUS: Armed Forces Salute
WARD: “America the Beautiful”
SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever.

Make your free reservation here.

This article was released by the Musco Center for the Arts.