Esther Short Park
West 8th & Columbia
Sunday, September 8 at 3 p.m.
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is happy to return a beloved Vancouver tradition to Esther Short Park at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 8 with a free outdoor concert.
The program will feature the overture from La forza del destino by Verdi, Old American Songs by Copland, Slavonic Dances by Dvořák, some stirring gospel spirituals and finally Beethoven's majestic Symphony No. 5.
For the first time ever, the orchestra will be conducted by acclaimed conductor, pianist and violinist, Awadagin Pratt.
Renowned baritone Stephen Salters will be the featured singer.
Oregon Public Broadcasting’s April Baer will be master of ceremonies.