The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will present its annual family-friendly 1812 Overture Concert on historic Fort Myer’s Summerall Field in Arlington, Va. The 90-minute program features The U.S. Army Concert Band, Herald Trumpets, the Army Chorus, and vocal soloists from “Pershing’s Own.” The performance is free, no tickets are required. In the event of rain, the concert will move indoors to Conmy Hall, adjacent to Summerall Field.
The evening’s music will culminate with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with live cannon fire supplied by the Presidential Salute Battery of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).
The evening’s program features an enjoyable blend of classical, pop, and Broadway hits. Program highlights include selections from the hit Broadway show Hamilton and music honoring Vietnam Veterans by the Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, and Simon & Garfunkel. And in keeping with summertime tradition for over 50 years, the concert concludes with Tchaikovsky’s inimitable masterpiece: the 1812 Overture.
|Date Posted:||08.19.2018 01:10|
|Location:||FORT MYER, VA, US|
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