An American Salute
Repeats every week until Sat Oct 12 2013. Also includes Sat Oct 12 2013.October 12th - 2:00pm at
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
The Orlando Philharmonic present An American Salute. The concert will feature conductor Albert-George Schram, who has worked with the Nashville, Charlotte, and Columbus symphonies. He will lead the philharmonic in performances of American music classics, including the Star Spangled Banner, Battle Hymn of the Republic, and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Also present is the singing talents of the Orlando Gay Chorus led by Artistic Director Jim Brown.
D. BUCK - Festival Overture on The Star-Spangled Banner
GOULD - American Salute
BERLIN/HEALEY - Tribute to Irving Berlin
arr. HEALEY - Saints!!
arr. FROST - Boomers Sing-Along
WENDEL - Orange Blossom Special
W. C. HANDY - Saint Louis Blues
GARDEL/WILLIAMS - Tango por una cabeza from The Scent of a Woman
JONES/CLINTON - Soul Bossa Nova from Shagadelic Suite
arr. CLYDESDALE - America! A Song of Celebration
arr. GOSS - We Hold These Truths
arr. CLYDESDALE - America...I Still Can Hear Your Song
STEFFE/WILHOUSKY - Battle Hymn of the Republic
WARD/D'ANGELO - America, the Beautiful
TCHAIKOVSKY - 1812 Overture
BERLIN/HEALEY - God Bless America
A special feature of this performance is the tribute to Irving Berlin. Berlin is revered in music history and is the genius behind popular songs like "White Christmas," "There's No Business Like Show Business," and "God Bless America." During his career, the songwriter wrote nearly 1,500 songs, scores for 19 Broadway shows, and music for 18 Hollywood films (eight of which were nominated for Academy Awards). He has been described as the heart of American music with a legacy that continues to live on today.
There will be two concert performances of An American Salute - a matinee at 2 pm, and an evening show at 8 pm.