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Concert for the City

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Hall, Boston, MA

Celebrate Boston's vibrant spirit and culture. Gather with your community and enjoy a free concert featuring the BSO together with musicians and artists from throughout Boston.

Join us at 12:45pm for pre-concert performances featuring groups from throughout Boston include ensembles from the Boston Arts Academy, BEAM Ensemble, Juan Nieves Ensemble, Northeastern Madrigal Singers, Odaiko New England, and Project STEP.

Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras
Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Andris Nelsons, Keith Lockhart, Thomas Wilkins, and James Burton, conductors
Nathan Amaral, violin
Anjalequa Birket, Boston Youth Poet Laureate

Boston Arts Academy’s Tina Turner Revue

Carlos SIMON Ring Shout and Holy Dance from Four Black American Dance
COPLAND At the River and Simple Gifts from Old American Songs
Gabriela ORTIZ Kauyumari
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Violin Concerto in G minor, I: Allegro maestoso
 Nathan Amaral, violin
ELLINGTON (Arr. Edmar Colón) Caravan
Lin-Manuel MIRANDA (Arr. Emilio Solla) “The Club” from In the Heights
BERNSTEIN “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide

Doors open at 12:30pm

Concert for the City is generously supported by the Li-Qiu Family Foundation.

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Performance Details

May 5, 2024, 2:00pm EDT

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