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Celebrate Our City
June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmfree
Come join the New Britain Symphony for a free pops concert in Walnut Hill Park, celebrating New Britain’s 150th anniversary, Father’s Day, and the beginning of summer! The concert will begin at 5:00 on Sunday, June 20, at the Darius Miller Shell, and will include a wide selection of popular music, from Star Wars to a medley of television theme songs. Bring a blanket and some chairs, pack a picnic, and enjoy being outdoors again with family and friends.
Under the direction of conductor Toshiyuki Shimada, the full orchestra will be performing together for the first time since November 2019, in the idyllic setting of New Britain’s Walnut Hill Park. In case of bad weather, the concert will be held on Sunday, June 27, at 5 pm.
The program :
Smith Star Spangled Banner
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance No. 1
Traditional/Wendel The Armed Forces March
Løvland and Graham You Raise Me Up
Traditional/Terret Polish National Anthem
Tchaikovsky Mazurka from Swan Lake
Strauss, Josef Feuerfest Polka
Sheldon Danzas Cubanas
Williams Star Wars: Yoda’s Theme, Star Wars Theme
Wendel When TV was Young
Williams Raider’s March
Wendel From Sea to Shining Sea
plus a special encore
Thank you to our sponsors: The Music Performance Trust Fund, American Savings Foundation, and Gallagher Buick GMC