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Concord Chamber Orchestra – “Stars and Stripes: American Icons” Concert
October 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$5 - $18
Join the Concord Chamber Orchestra for the first concert of our 2017-18 season, “Profiles in Courage.” In each concert this season, we present works that honor heroes and courage in its many forms.
The United States is built on a rich legacy of heroes, legends, and idealists. Join the CCO and guest narrator Timothy Rebers for “Stars and Stripes: American Icons” on October 21 as we take a musical look at what it means to be an American.
The Star-Spangled Banner – John Stafford Smith (arr. by Zaninelli)
George Washington March – Francis Hopkinson
Rip van Winkle Overture – George Chadwick
Lincoln Portrait – Aaron Copland
Candide Overture – Leonard Bernstein
Benjamin Franklin Suite – Benjamin Franklin (arr. by Alan Shulman)
An American in Paris Suite – George Gershwin (arr. by John Whitney)
Stars & Stripes – John Philip Sousa (ed. Brion)
Audience members are invited to mingle with the musicians and music director during a free reception following the concert. Wear a hero costume and get in free!
Special thanks to an anonymous donor who is making possible a discounted student ticket rate.