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
Narragansett, 8pm

Sunday, August 31
Independence Park,
Bristol, 6pm

Saturday, September 13 Sunday, September 14

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 Education concerts and the Summer Pops Series.