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Jun 30 , 2017

NJSO AT ESSEX COUNTY BRANCH BROOK PARK IN NEWARK

Free concert with fireworks!

Pack your gear and come along on a “Road Trip Across the USA,” NJSO-style. Travel from our New Jersey home with a medley of Bruce Springsteen hits through the heartland with John Williams’ moving score to Lincoln, to the Wild West and Copland’s iconic Rodeo, all the way to the Magic Kingdom with favorite music from Beauty and the Beast. It’s fun for the whole family on this memorable musical trip! Full program info.

SAMEER PATEL conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Upcoming Performances

This is a free concert. No prior ticket reservations are required. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets; there is no other seating available.

Rainsite: Newark Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ 07104

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Sponsors

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This event is presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the County of Essex and is part of the 2017 Essex County Free Summer Music Concert Series.

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Program

DVOƘÁK Allegro con fuoco from Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, “From the New World”
GROFÉ “Mardi Gras” from The Mississippi Suite
PRICE “Nimble Feet” from Dances in the Canebrakes
MILLER (arr. Holcombe) St. Louis Blues March
ANDERSON Summer Skies
WILLSON (arr. Hayman) The Music Man: Symphonic Impressions
COPLAND “Hoe Down” from Rodeo

Intermission

COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man
VARIOUS (arr. Holcombe) Hooray for Hollywood
KANDER (arr. Ricketts) Chicago Medley
MENKEN (arr. Holcombe) Beauty and the Beast
WILLIAMS “The People’s House” from Lincoln
WILLIAMS Liberty Fanfare
LOWDEN Armed Forces Salute
SPRINGSTEEN (arr. Hersh) BOSS: A Tribute

Program is subject to change.