2013 Summer Pops Series

The RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA has confirmed four Summer Pops concerts in various locations in Rhode Island this summer, beginning with a 4th of July concert at India Point Park, Providence. Stay tuned for more announcements coming soon. Resident Conductor FRANCISCO NOYA will conduct all concerts which are free of charge and open to the public.

The Summer Pops 2013 program includes: Smith's Nation Anthem, Wagner's Meistersinger, Elgar's Chanson de matin, Prokofiev's March from The Love for Three Oranges, Fucik's Florentiner March, Verdi's Triumphal March, Webber's Phantom of the Opera, Stephenson's Stars and Stripes Fanfare, Leigh's Man of La Mancha, Williams' Jurassic Park Suite, Meecham's American Patrol, Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, Strauss' Radetzky March & Sousa's Stars and Stripes.

Thursday, July 4
BankRI Independence Day Celebration

India Point Park
Providence, 7:30 pm
Fireworks after the concert!

Hosted by Mayor Angel Taveras and the City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism in partnership with presenting sponsor BankRI.

Additional sponsors of the celebration include: Lite Rock 105, Providence Tourism Council, Providence Federation of Musicians, Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Providence Department of Parks and Recreation.


Friday, July 12
Narragansett Town Beach
Narragansett, 8pm


Sunday, September 1

Independence Park,
Bristol, 6:30pm

Sunday, September 22
Slater Park
Pawtucket, 5:30pm

All Concerts are free of charge
*all rain dates are the following evening at the same time.

FRANCISCO NOYA is a well-known figure in the Boston-New England music scene. He served as Music Director of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra in Boston for 12 seasons and is a prominent member of the Conducting Faculty at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. As Resident Conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, he conducts the POPS-PHIL-PPAC Series, Education concerts and the Summer Pops Series.