The Sounds of Freedom!
Sat, May 27, 2017, 8 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Albuquerque Biopark Zoo
Roger Melone, conductor
Winners of the Jackie McGehee Young Artist Competition
Memorial Day Weekend marks the return of your New Mexico Philharmonic to the ABQ BioPark Zoo in a special night in which we honor our heroes – with a dazzling performance of patriotic favorites! Roger Melone returns to conduct audience favorites by Sousa, Copland, and many more – including Tchaikovsky’s beloved 1812 Overture, and Lowden’s Armed Forces Salute. Also, a special appearance by this year’s Jackie McGehee Young Artists Competition winners. Military discounts available. Bring a blanket and picnic dinner, and help salute our heroes!