Free Pacific Symphony Concert in Irvine's Heritage Park ~ Sat., 08/16

Robin Fenchel February 22, 2012

You won’t want to miss one of the highlights of this summer by attending this free performance by the Pacific Symphony, sponsored by Target, as part of their 2008 “Symphony in the Cities” concert series this Saturday evening, August 16th at 7:00 p.m. in Irvine’s Heritage Park.

It’s a great opportunity to hear our beloved Pacific Syphony, with Musical Director Carl St. Clair, while enjoying a picnic in the park with family and friends. And did I mention that it’s free! If you have children (nieces, nephews, friend’s/neighbor’s children) you definitely want to show up by 5:30 p.m. for the “musical playgound” in which the kids will participate and share in interactive and hands-on activities that include a conducting workshop and a chance to assist Maestro St. Clair during the concert. What an opportunity! It’s a sure bet to be a highlight of your summer experience here in Irvine.

By the way, you can attend a repeat performance in Lake Forest, CA on Sunday, August 17th in Pittsford Park (21849 Pittsford) at 7:00 p.m. (5:30 p.m. for the “musical playground).

Date: Sat., August 16, 2008; Location: Heritage Park, 14301 Yale Avenue, Irvine, CA

Program

Shostakovich Galop from Moscow Cheryomushki
Gliere Russian Sailor’s Dance
Khachaturian Sabre Dance
Strauss Jr. Egyptian March
Strauss Jr. On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Strauss Jr. Thunder and Lightning Polka
Rodgers and Hammerstein Excerpts from the Sound of Music (soloists TBD)
Prelude and the Sound of Music
My Favorite Things
Sixteen Going on Seventeen
Climb Every Mountain
Do Re Mi
Sousa Hands Across the Sea
Williams Liberty Fanfare
Trad./arr. Prechel Patriotic Sing-along (world premiere of this arrangement)

Hope to see you there!

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