St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with the Chesapeake Orchestra and its Music Director Jeffrey Silberschlag, are proud to announce the program for the 2022 River Concert Series. A Southern Maryland tradition now in its 24th season, this family-friendly music festival, and winner of two Governor’s Awards for Arts, Tourism, and Community Economic Development, will be held on the St. Mary’s College Townhouse Green. Mainstage programs will be on Friday evenings at 7 p.m. starting on June 24, and continuing on July 1, 8, 15, and 22. Regretfully, there will be no fireworks for the July 1 program. The 2022 schedule is as follows: June 24: Music from the Old World The River Concert Series opens its 24th season with works of Dvorak, Brahms, Weiner, Suk, Bartok and Strauss Jr. The program includes Brahms’ Hungarian Dances and Strauss Waltzes. July 1: Music from the New World Featuring music works of Aaron Copland, William Grant Still, Ulysses Kay, Leonard Bernstein, George Gershwin, John Williams, J.P. Sousa, Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, and more. The program includes “Appalachian Spring,” “West Side Story,” and Americana favorites. July 8: The Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams Featuring the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams: “Pastoral England and the Surrounding Sea,” with guest conductor Larry E. […]
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