Thursday, April 23, 2009
Omaha Symphony brings FREE patriotic-themed concert to Council Bluffs
What: Patriotic Pops in the Park
Sponsored by the Iowa West Foundation
When: Sunday, May 24 Concert begins at 7 PM
Where: Playland Park in Council Bluffs
Details: FREE admission; call 402.342.3560 or visit www.omahasymphony.org
Experience the excitement and beauty of live orchestral music under the stars! You’re invited to spend part of Memorial Day weekend with the Omaha Symphony at a free outdoor concert in Council Bluffs. Playland Park is the setting for this special patriotic-themed pops performance on Sunday, May 24. The concert begins at 7 p.m.
The Iowa West Foundation has made this extraordinary event possible. Thanks to a generous grant, the orchestra is able to provide Iowa and Nebraska residents with first-class, family-friendly entertainment for free! You’ll hear favorites like “The Star Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful,” along with Sousa marches and a medley honoring America’s armed forces.
“Hearing beloved patriotic songs played by a full orchestra is always a thrill, but the outdoor setting makes it even more dynamic. This will be a memorable musical experience for concertgoers,” said Rob Hallam, President and CEO of the Omaha Symphony.
On May 24, pack a picnic and enjoy “Patriotic Pops in the Park.” Make holiday memories with your loved ones and the Omaha Symphony!