Rain date: Thursday, August 8, 2019
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Francisco Noya return to Roger Williams Park’s Temple to Music for RWP Pops, an inspiring night of music and community, presented by the Rhode Island Foundation and the City of Providence. FREE and open to the public!
The 60-piece orchestra will play two 45-minute sets with a 20-minute intermission. 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
Pack a picnic, or enjoy a treat from a dozen food trucks. Click here for more event information.
See the Facebook event for updates about the music, food trucks, parking suggestions, and more.