The RI Philharmonic Orchestra announces four Summer Pops concerts in various locations throughout Rhode Island. Resident Conductor Francisco Noya conducts the concerts, which are FREE and open to the public.
Friday, July 12, 2019 • 8 p.m.
North Beach Clubhouse, Narragansett Town Beach
Rain Date: Saturday, July 13, 8 p.m.
Sponsored by Citizens Bank
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 • 7 p.m. • RWP Pops
Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park
Rain Date: Thursday, August 8, 7 p.m.
Sponsored by Rhode Island Foundation and the City of Providence
Sunday, September 1, 2019 • 6 p.m.
Independence Park, Bristol
Rain Date: Monday, September 2, 6 p.m.
Sponsored by TACO/The White Family Foundation
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 5:30 p.m. • Pops in the Park
Slater Memorial Park, Pawtucket
Rain Date: Sunday, September 15, 5:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Pawtucket Teachers Alliance and the City of Pawtucket, fireworks sponsored by Bristol County Savings Bank
Please note that the program and program order is subject to change and substitution:
SMITH (arr. Stokowski): The Star Spangled Banner
VERDI: Overture to La forza del destino
R. STRAUSS: Opening from Also Sprach Zarathustra
J. STRAUSS: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
MASSENET: Aragonaise and Navarraise from Le Cid
LYUN JOON KIM (arr. Fraser): Elegy
WILLIAMS: The Jedi Steps and Finale from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
WAGNER: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
HORNER: Music from Apollo 13
MAURO COLANGELO: Adagietto
SOUSA: The Thunderer
GOULD: American Salute
WARD (arr. Dragon): America the Beautiful
TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture
SOUSA: Stars and Stripes Forever
Francisco Noya has served as Resident Conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra for 23 seasons. As Resident Conductor, Francisco conducts the Philharmonic’s annual Link Up! Education Concerts, Pops and Summer Pops concerts. Throughout the season, he serves as “cover” conductor and presents pre-concert talks for all TACO Classical Series concerts. Mr. Noya represents the Philharmonic artistically and educationally throughout the Rhode Island community.
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