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

Hear the greatest songs of American patriotism performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra joined by the Orlando Gay Chorus!

Plays at multiple venues.
812 E. Rollins St., Suite 300, Orlando, 32803
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  • 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.

    The An American Salute concert will be performed by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre. For more info on the orchestra and this venue, view their profile pages.

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