Landmarks Orchestra's Free Summer Concerts

Join WCRB at the Hatch Shell on the Esplanade every Wednesday at 7 for free concerts with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra.

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'oc éan
HERMANN:  Moby Dick excerpts
SUNG:  Oceana (world premiere)

THURSDAY, August 23, 2018, 7pm: Symphonic Dances
This concert moved to Thursday because of weather

ROBERT W. SMITH:   Rites of Tamburo
JAKE GUNNAR WALSH & DEVIN FERREIRA:  Anke Djé, Anke Bé (world premiere)
BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from  West Side Story
AMY BEACH:  Bal masqué
KYLE NEWMASTER:   Impressions of Cheonmachong   (Korean Three Drum Dance)
adapted from  Samgomu, c omposed and choreographed by Brooke Jee-in Newmaster
TCHAIKOVSKY:  Swan Lake:  Variation of the White Swan
BERNSTEIN(arr. Harmon):  Candide  Suite (excerpts)

Featured guest artists:  Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion The Dance Complex Boston Ballet II Conservatory Lab Charter School Camp Harbor View Boys & 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 .