A SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM AT LEEMAN FIELD – Pennington Gap

Pennington Gap, VA – Symphony of the Mountains, under the masterful direction of Cornelia Laemmli Orth, is proud to present “A Celebration of Freedom” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 30th at Leeman Field in Pennington Gap in conjunction with the Pro-Art Association. The stirring concert will feature an expansive program, set to open with a rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” arranged by Leopold Stokowski. The concert is free and open to the public. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and settle in for an enchanting evening full of fresh air and beautiful music!

 

Highlights from the concert program include the lively “Dance of the Comedians” from Bedřich Smetana’s “The Bartered Bride,” selections from Disney’s “The Lion King,” and Benjamin Dawson’s contemporary piece “Finch’s Theme.” John Williams’ “Remembrances” from “Schindler’s List” will feature a violin solo from concertmaster Sean Claire and is sure to be a deeply moving moment in the evening’s program. The performance concludes with Bob Lowden’s “Armed Forces Salute” and John Philip Sousa’s rousing “The Stars and Stripes Forever,” celebrating freedom on the cusp of America’s 247th birthday.

 

Symphony of the Mountains’ commitment to service encompasses the entire region, without regard for state or county boundaries. The orchestra consists of more than 70 professional musicians conducted by Cornelia Laemmli Orth. For more information about the symphony and to see a list of upcoming performances, please visit symphonyofthemountains.org.

 

Pro-Art partners with a variety of venues, therefore individuals with accessibility needs or general questions are encouraged to call (276) 376-4520 or email pro-art@uvawise.edu. For evolving conditions related to weather cancellations, or similar unforeseen circumstances, patrons are encouraged to check proartva.org for up-to-date information.

 

Pro-Art is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts, which receives support from the Virginia General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the C. Bascom Slemp Foundation, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, Mountain Empire Community College, the Columbus Phipps Foundation, and the Lee County Community Foundation.

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[PSA]:  Symphony of the Mountains, under the masterful direction of Cornelia Laemmli Orth, is proud to present “A Celebration of Freedom” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 30th at Leeman Field in Pennington Gap in conjunction with the Pro-Art Association. The stirring concert will feature an expansive and patriotic program and is free and open to the public. For more information visit proartva.org.

Date

Jun 30 2024
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Time

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location

Leeman Field
Leeman Field
335 Fairground Rd, Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Website
https://townofpenningtonva.gov/park-information/

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