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Park Ridge, IL 60068

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 Thank you for patronage.  With your support, we are celebrating 2015, our 55th year.

 

Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony 

Barbara Schubert, Music Director and Conductor 

Friday, June 26, 2015 • “Made in America” 

Sponsored in the Memory of our Loving Wives 

by Russell Jersey, Dennis Van Mieghem & Warren Foxwell,

 

Made in America 

  • Aaron Copland:  An Outdoor Overture 
  • Antonin Dvorák:  Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, ‘From the New World’ 

i.  Adagio  –  Allegro molto 

ii.  Largo 

iii.  Scherzo:  Molto Vivace  –  Poco sostenuto 

iv.  Allegro con fuoco  

  • John Williams:  “With Malice Toward None’”, from the film score for Lincoln 
  • Jack Bullock, arr.:  Patriotic Melodies That Stirred Our Nation 
  • Aaron Copland:  Hoe-Down from Rodeo  

(No concert at Hodges Park 7/3.  See you at Maine East HS Fireworks)   

2015 Concert Schedule:  

June 19 — Viva l’Italia!    featuring Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien 

June 26 — Made in America   including Dvorak’s New World Symphony and music by Aaron Copland 

July 10 — Hooray for Hollywood   with works by John Williams, Burt Bacharach, and more

 July 17 — Broadway Gems    including favorite medleys by Rogers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe 

July 24  — Russian Splendors    featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian” 

July 31  —  Brian Patti Big Band:  Tribute to Frank Sinatra 

August 7  —  1976 (70’s Rock Hits)

Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District 

August 14  —  Bill O’Connell’s Chicago Skyliners (Big Band)

Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District

November 7 – Annual dinner/dance fundraiser at Park Ridge Country Club

 

These 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

***Park Ridge Park District will be selling food for the convenience of our patrons and families.  Pizza, hot dogs, drinks from vending truck.  You can buy something in the park, take a break from cooking and just enjoy the evening.

You can help support the concerts.  Join us for our Fundraiser Dinner-dance at Park Ridge Country Club Saturday November 7, 2015, or make a donation.  You can mail a check to our PO Box or make a donation online.  

Saturday, November 7, 2015 at Park Ridge Country Club

Support Concerts in the Park by joining us for an evening of dinner and dance.  $125 per person or $1,250 for table of 10.  Email us at prfas@yahoo.com and we will email or mail you an invite. 

Help Support Our Summer Concerts!

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