Symphony to play ‘Pops in the Park’ on Saturday

The Holland Symphony Orchestra is offering a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. "Pops in the Park' will take place at Holland's Kollen Park, at VanRaalte Avenue and 10th Street in Holland. Bring a chair and enjoy a variety of symphonic music as the sun sets over Lake Macatawa. The rain location is Holland Civic Center, 150 W. Eighth St.
Aug 9, 2011


HSO Music Director Johannes Müller-Stosch and the orchestra will perform several stirring numbers setting the pace with Alford’s “Colonel Bogey March.” Following will be selections from “Oklahoma” by Richard Rodgers and three selections from “Carmen Suites” by Bizet.

A young violin prodigy from California, Cameron Alan Lee, will perform “Summer” from “The Four Seasons” by Vivaldi. “Hungarian Dance No. 5” by Brahms will get your toes tapping. 

More highlights from the shows “Wicked” and “Star Wars” will entertain all ages. Closing the concert will be Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever.”

Several community groups with an affiliation to the symphony will be present from 6-7:30 p.m. to promote their seasons or their programs. Audience members are encouraged to visit the tables to learn about the offerings of these community groups: Holland Area Arts Council, Holland Chorale, Holland Civic Theater, Holland Symphony Youth Orchestras, American Legion Band, The League of HSO, Alzheimer’s Association, Meyer Music and Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.



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