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Thu, Sep 14


Thompson Park

Park Promenades at Thompson Park

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Park Promenades at Thompson Park
Park Promenades at Thompson Park

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2023, 7:00 PM

Thompson Park, 8045 Santa Fe Dr, Overland Park, KS 66204, USA

About the event

We hope you will join us for another installment of our Park Promenades concerts at Thompson Park in Downtown Overland Park. This concert will feature pops favorites, patriotic tunes, and music from several Hollywood favorites. Experience the many emotions and atmospheres an orchestra can portray through the beauty of music. Hear the triumphant and regal march from Verdi's masterpiece opera Aida. Wisk yourself away to Vienna on a peaceful cruise down the Danube river through Strauss' elegant waltz The Blue Danube. Take in the soulful nature of Gershwin's music from Porgy and Bess. Adventure through the joyous music from the Wizard of Oz and the Titanic. This fun-filled concert is a can't miss to kick off the 50th season of the Overland Park Orchestra.

Concert Program to Include:

The Star Spangled Banner   –––––   John Stafford Smith, arr. Raffaele Cipriano

The Blue Danube   –––––   Johann Strauss II

Thunder and Lightning Polka   –––––   Johann Strauss II

Light Cavalry Overture   –––––   Franz von Suppé

Slavonic Dance no. 8   –––––   Antonin Dvořák

Grand March from Aida   –––––   Giuseppe Verdi

Semper Fidelis   –––––   John Philip Sousa

Selections from Porgy and Bess   –––––   George Gershwin

The Wizard of Oz   –––––   Harold Arlen, arr. Charles Sayre

Titanic   –––––   James Horner, arr. John Moss

America the Beautiful   –––––   Katherine Bates & Samuel Ward

God Bless America   –––––   Irving Berlin

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