Zoo Concert – Here’s to the Heroes! Saturday, May 24, 2014, 8pm, Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Date: Saturday 24 May 2014

Time: 08:00pm

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Zoo Concert – Here’s to the Heroes!
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 8pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

David Felberg conductor
Ken Lien, piano
Ryan Downs, violin

Bring the whole family, and celebrate our heroes with a true red, white and blue night of great patriotic music! From great Sousa marches to The Star Spangled Banner and the beloved 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky, don’t miss this amazing concert of American favorites, just in time for Memorial Day! Featured soloists are winners of the 2014 Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Competition:

Ken Lien, piano, performing Chopin Piano Concerto in e minor
Ryan Downs, violin, performing Bruch Violin Concerto in g minor.

Tickets: $7 Lawn Seating Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID, at the Hold My Ticket Office, or at the Zoo the day of the concert starting at 6 pm.
NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NW.
Hold My Ticket Office is located at 112 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Children 12 and under free.
$15 Lawn Seating ($20 on the day of the concert)
$35 Chair Seating ($40 on the day of the concert)
$125 Table Seating (advance purchase only)-Gourmet Baskets and Wine included with Table Seating.

Gourmet Basket Menu:

Cold fried chicken w/ honey
Grilled salmon fillet over mixed greens
Veggie Option, grilled Portobello mushroom over mixed greens
Summer squash & cucumber salad
Red potato salad w/ bacon (Veggie: no bacon)
Tri color tortellini pasta salad
Veggie crudités
Cheesecake w/ berries
Bottled water and choice of red or white bottle of wine or non-alcoholic beverages (sparkling cider, Coke, Diet Coke)


Stanislaw Skrowaczewski: “The Star Spangled Banner”
Morton Gould: American Salute
Aaron Copland: “Variations on a Shaker Hymn”
Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Concerto Competition Winners
Richard Rodgers/Robert Russell Bennett: Victory at Sea


John Philip Sousa:
“The Liberty Bell”
“The U.S. Field Artillery March”
“The Stars and Stripes Forever”

(Arr. Robert Lowden and Joyce Eilers): Armed Forces Salute
Jerry Bilik: American Civil War Fantasy
John Williams: “Hymn to the Fallen”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

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