Salute to Arthur Fiedler

Great Escapes
October 16, 2019Wednesday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 17, 2019Thursday | 7:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 18, 2019Friday | 5:30 pm | Holley Hall
October 19, 2019Saturday | 8:00 pm | Holley Hall

Program

Thursday and Saturday full programs include more selections

NICOLAI    Overture to Merry Wives of Windsor

ALFORD    Colonel Bogey March

ANDERSON    Syncopated Clock

BEETHOVEN    Allegretto scherzando from Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

WEBER    Andante and Rondo Ungarese, Op. 35

Fernando Traba, bassoon

HANDY/HAYMAN    Saint Louis Blues March

ROTA/KUSIK/HOLCOMBE    Main Theme from The Godfather

SHERMAN/LOWDEN    A Disney Super Time from Mary Poppins

WILLSON/ANDERSON    Seventy-Six Trombones from The Music Man

Enjoy this homage to Arthur Fiedler, iconic former conductor of the Boston Pops. Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Fiedler’s birth, the concert features delectable bites of musical joy: Saint Louis Blues March, themes from The Godfather and Mary Poppins, Seventy-Six Trombones, a snippet of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8, Leroy Anderson’s Syncopated Clock and more.

About the Series

Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays are shorter programs, about one hour, and without intermission

Great Escapes series blend Pops music with light classics and feature different conductors in casual, themed concerts of popular favorites.

The six concert series include Pops and light classics with commentary by the conductor.

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