Help Support Our Summer Concerts!

Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Park Ridge Fine Arts Society

P.O. Box 89A Park Ridge, IL 60068

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PARK RIDGE FINE ARTS SYMPHONY 

Barbara Schubert, Music Director and Conductor 

Summer 2019 Season    PRFAS.2019.Program.Schedule

All concerts are at 8 pm in Hodges Park.  Admission is FREE. 

PRPD BAND – Friday, June 14 2019  –  

The Stingrays   –  Sponsored by the Park Ridge Park District.   

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The Stingrays Band playing the greatest hits.

Friday, June 21 2019  –  The Heart of Europe   –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

The Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony kicks off the Summer 2019 season with musical masterworks from the Heart of Europe: Mozart’s sparkling Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, Dvořák’s charming Czech Suite, and Beethoven’s ever-popular and delightfully exuberant Symphony No. 7 in A Major.

Friday, June 28 2019 –  Patriotic Splendors  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

Mark the upcoming Fourth of July holiday with an array of patriotic favorites, from Morton Gould’s American Salute to Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, performed by the Fine Arts SymphonyWorks by John Williams, Jerome Kern, Richard Rodgers, and more add to the traditional celebration.

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PRCW

 Join PRCW for an evening of wonderful music and our annual Gift Basket Raffle.  All proceeds benefit future PRFAS concerts.  Help PRCW make a difference!!! 

Friday, July 12 2019–  Summer Dreams  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

Celebrate the height of summer – and the Taste of Park Ridge – with lively and colorful orchestral selections performed by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony.  The program includes Hugo Alfven’s Midsommarvaka, selections from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Dvořák’s beloved Symphony No. 8 in G Major.

Friday, July 19  2019–  Hollywood Heroes  –  Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony

To culminate the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony’s 2019 season, the orchestra presents a showcase of Hollywood Heroes, featuring music by Elmer Bernstein, Klaus Badelt, Hans Zimmer, and (of course) John Williams.  Indiana Jones, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more:  you’ll meet them all through the great film scores of modern Hollywood!

Friday, July 26  2019–  Dance Band Hits through the Decades  –  Brian Patti Big Band

Always a favorite of Park Ridge audiences, the Brian Patti Big Band presents an evening of Dance Band Hits through the Decades  – from the Swing Era to today!  This lively program also includes a Salute to the great Aretha Franklin.

PRPD BAND – Friday, August 2 2019  –  Tino & The Latin Swing Factor   –  Sponsored by the Park Ridge Park District.

Latin band heating up the dance floor with salsa, cumbia and merengue music.  Enjoy free salsa lessons 7:15pm – 8:00pm.  

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Check prparks.org for PRPD sponsored concerts at Prospect Park.

Sunday June 30, 2019 2:30pm – 3:15pm  –  Istvan & His Imaginary Band

Friday August 9, 2019 8pm-9:30pm –  Tainted Jake

Sunday August 11, 2019 2:30pm – 3:15pm  –  Jodi Koplin & The Jigglejam Band

Friday August 16, 2019 8pm-9:30pm  –  Ginger Road

Hodges Park concerts are sponsored in part by the Music Performance Fund of the American Federation of Musicians as administered by the Chicago Federation of Musicians.  Thanks to the following organizations that contribute to making these concerts possible for our community.

  • Musician’s Performance Fund and Chicago Federation of Musicians
  • The City of Park Ridge
  • The Park Ridge Recreation & Park District

 

 

Help Support Our Summer Concerts!

Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068