2014 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.
SMITH National Anthem
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.8: Scherzo
GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King
TCHAIKOVSKY None but the Lonely Heart
WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries
J. STRAUSS Blue Danube Waltz
arr. FORD Video Games Live: Suite
SILVESTRI Captain America March
Crossroads from Castaway
ELFMAN Music from Spiderman
SOUSA Semper Fidelis
DRAGON America the Beautiful
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
SOUSA Stars and Stripes Forever
Friday, July 4 SATURDAY, JULY 5
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.
Friday, July 11
Narragansett Town Beach
Sunday, August 31
Saturday, September 13 Sunday, September 14
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 Education concerts and the Summer Pops Series.