Loading Events

Event Information

« View All Events

Performance Details

  • Date Tuesday, July 30, 2019
  • Time 5:30 pm
  • Venue Historic Jamestowne

The 400th anniversary commemoration of representative democracy will feature a FREE public concert by the Richmond Symphony at Historic Jamestowne on Jamestown Island, July 30th. Come see former Richmond Symphony Music Director, Mark Russell Smith in his first return performance since 2009! 

During the month of July, join us in the birthplace of American democracy – America’s Historic Triangle. American Evolution is organizing the 400th Anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly in the Western Hemisphere, which was held in the summer of 1619 in Jamestown, Virginia.

Bring your lawn chairs & blanket and enjoy live music from the Richmond Symphony performing pieces from American composers like John Williams, Duke Ellington, John Philip Sousa and more under the big tent!

 

Time: Doors open at 5:30pm, Concert begins at 8:00 pm

 

Program:

Richmond Symphony Orchestra Mark Russell Smith, conductor John D’Earth, trumpet 

I.

Morton Gould American Salute

Charles Ives Variations on America

Richard Wagner Overture to The Flying Dutchman

Traditional Rolling River (Sketches on Shenandoah) arr. Peter Boyer 

Michael Abels Liquify

John Williams The Patriot

 

INTERMISSION

 

II.

John Williams Liberty Fanfare

Antonín Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E minor

From the New World 

Movementt II; Largo 

Duke Ellington Three Black Kings 

 

III.

Martin Luther King John D’Earth, trumpet solo 

Spiritual Swing Low, Sweet Chariot  arr. Michael Abels John D’Earth, trumpet solo 

Florence Price Excerpt from Mississippi Suite 

Carlos Chavez Excerpt from Symphony No. 2; Sinfonía india 

Katharine Lee Bates/ America the Beautiful  Samuel Ward arr. Carmen Dragon 

John Philip Sousa The Stars and Stripes Forever