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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Free RI Philharmonic concert in Narragansett on July 12


2019 RI PHILHARMONIC SUMMER POPS 900 by 300

Performances are scheduled for the following locations and dates

Citizens Bank’s Narragansett Town Beach, July 12

Rhode Island Foundation and City of Providence present Roger Williams Park, Providence, Aug. 7

TACO/The White Family Foundation’s Independence Park, Bristol, Sept. 1

Pawtucket Teachers Alliance and City of Pawtucket’s Slater Park, Pawtucket, Sept. 14

The RI Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School announced 2019’s Summer Pops concert series, which will include four concerts at the following locations: Narragansett (Friday, July 12), Providence (Wed., Aug. 7), Bristol (Sunday, Sept. 1) and Pawtucket (Saturday, Sept. 14). The concerts are free and open to the public.

Francisco Noya, RI Philharmonic Orchestra’s resident conductor, will conduct the performances.

At a Glance


Friday, July 12, 8 p.m., Rhode Island Philharmonic Summer Pops presented by Citizens Bank: Narragansett Town Beach, 39 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett. 248-7000, riphil.org. 8 p.m. Rain date: Saturday, July 13, 8 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, August 7, 7 p.m.Rhode Island Foundation andCity of Providence Presents RWP Pops with the RI Philharmonic Orchestra: Roger Williams Park, Temple to Music, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. 248-7000, riphil.org. 7 p.m. Rain Date: Thursday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m. Free.

Sunday, September 16 p.m.Rhode Island Philharmonic Summer Pops presented by TACO/The White Family Foundation: Independence Park, Thames Street, Bristol. 248-7000, riphil.org. 6 p.m. Rain Date:  Monday, Sept. 2, 6 p.m. Free.

Saturday, September 14, 5:30 p.m.Pops in the Park: Rhode Island Philharmonic presented by Pawtucket Teachers Alliance and City of Pawtucket with Bristol County Savings Bank sponsoring the fireworks: Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket. 248-7000, riphil.org. 5:30 p.m. Rain Date: Sunday, Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m. Free.

Summer Pops Program

Please note that this program is subject to change.
Pieces are not performed in the order listed below.


Giuseppe Verdi: Overture: La forza del destino
Strauss: Opening: Also sprach Zarathustra
StraussOn the Beautiful Blue Danube
Jules MassenetLe Cid: “Aragonaise” and “Navarraise”
Lyun Joon Kim, arr., John FraserElegy
John WilliamsThe Jedi Steps and Finale from Star Wars: the Force Awakens
Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act III: Lohengrin
James Horner: Music from Apollo 13
Mauro ColangeloAdagietto
John Philip SousaThe Thunderer
Morton GouldAmerican Salute
Samuel A. Ward, , Carmen DragonAmerica the Beautiful
Piotr Tchaikovsky1812 Overture