to entertain at Lanier
includes a mix
of pieces for all music tastes
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is coming to Madison. In
celebration of Madisons Bicentennial, the orchestra will perform
a free concert of music ranging from Hollywood film compositions to
Broadway musicals on the south lawn of Madison, Ind.s Lanier State
Historic Site at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 7.
This is a fantastic opportunity for local residents and people
who dont get to experience this type of quality performance,
said Gerry Reilly, Lanier Mansion site manager. This is a great
event for the entire family because the music selections are so diverse.
He said the lighter music will make for a relaxing event for audiences
of all ages and musical preferences.
The program will showcase vocal selections by local singer Lauren Ringel,
including Defying Gravity from the musical Wicked,
and Send in the Clown from A Little Night Music.
The Pops principal trumpeter, Robert Sullivan, will play selections
such as Someone to Watch Over Me, Flight of the Bumblebee,
and Ode to Doc Severinsen, by the Cincinnati Pops
associate conductor Steven Reineke.
Star War Suite, by one of Americas favorite film composers,
John Williams, is also one of the scheduled pieces.
The orchestra will show its prowess with Aaron Coplands
Fanfare for the Common Man and Variations on a Shaker
Melody. The performance of Stars and Stripes Forever,
by John Philip Sousa is always a crowd pleaser.
The program is sponsored by Grote Industries Inc. and presented in part
by the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.
No alcohol is permitted on the Lanier grounds; however, picnic items
and lawn chairs are welcome. From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., guests can partake
of a complimentary ice cream treat from Frosty Treats ice cream truck.
In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Madison Consolidated
High School auditorium.
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