Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Concerts

Join 99.5 WCRB hosts for free concerts presented by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, Wednesday nights at 7 pm.

July 11, 2018, 6-8 pm: "Season Tune-Up"
Though this is not a concert, WCRB will be there! Join the Orchestra and the concert series partners one week before the concerts begin for an evening of family fun and musical games.

July 18, 2018, 7pm: The Planets (Opening Night)
Hosted by Laura Carlo

ELGAR: Pomp and Circumstance No. 1
DEBUSSY: Clair de Lune
GRAU: Pegasus Promenade (world premiere)
HOLST: The Planets

Featuring guest artists ZUMIX and the St. Paul's Girls' School Choir

July 25, 2018, 7pm: Boston University Tanglewood Institute - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Hosted by Cathy Fuller

BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
BERNSTEIN: Suite from Mass
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, for wind ensemble
STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

August 1, 2018, 7pm: Verdi Requiem
Hosted by Chris Voss

VERDI: Requiem

Featuring guest artists:
One City Choir
Back Bay Chorale, Scott Allen Jarrett, Music Director
Meredith Hansen, soprano
Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano
Yeghishe Manucharyan, tenor
Nathan Stark, bass-baritone

August 8, 2018, 7pm: Longwood Symphony Orchestra
No WCRB host

WILLIAMS: Main Title Theme from Star Wars
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
RAVEL: Mother Goose Suite (excerpts)
BIZET (arr. François Borne): Carmen Fantasy for Flute and Orchestra
BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique (first movement)
WILLIAMS: Throne Room and End Title from Star Wars
WILLIAMS: Imperial March from Star Wars

August 15, 2018, 7pm: Sounds of the Sea
Hosted by Ray Brown

RAVEL: Une Barque sur l'océan
HERMANN: Moby Dick excerpts
SUNG: Oceana (world premiere)

August 22, 2018, 7pm: Symphonic Dances
Hosted by Cathy Fuller

TCHAIKOVSKY: Scenes from Swan Lake
BEACH: Bal masqué
And a tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Featured guest artists: Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of MotionThe Dance ComplexBoston Ballet IIConservatory Lab Charter SchoolCamp Harbor ViewBoys & Girls Clubs of Boston

August 29, 2018, 7pm: Mercury Orchestra
No WCRB Host

SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture
BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

For rain dates and more information, visit Boston Landmarks Orchestra.