The Rhode Island Foundation, TACO/The White Family Foundation, Papitto Opportunity Connection, the City of Providence, the Providence Parks Department, Roger Williams Park Conservancy and PVD Fest in the Parks are proud to present:
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Troy Quinn return to Roger Williams Park’s Temple to Music for RWP Pops, an inspiring night of music and community. As always, the show is free and open to the public!
The Rhode Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensemble will open the concert with a selection of seven wonderful songs from composers around the world.
The Philharmonic will perform the following set, which includes many beloved pops favorites:
WILLIAMS: Liberty Fanfare
SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture
Arr. SLATKIN: Fisher’s Hornpipe
WALKER: Lyric for Strings
COPLAND: Rodeo: Hoe-Down
BIZET: L’Arlésienne: Suite No.2: Farandole
Arr. WILLIAMS: Tribute to the Film Composer
BERNSTEIN: West Side Story: Overture
WILLIAMS: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark: Raiders March
STEPHENSON: Fanfare for Democracy
WARD (arr. DRAGON): America the Beautiful
TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture
SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever
If you are driving to the Park, parking is limited so plan to arrive early to ensure a parking spot. You can pack a picnic, or enjoy a meal from a food truck. Relax, enjoy the Park, your family, and your neighbors during this must-do evening in Providence!