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Friday, June 16, 2017

Concert in the Park 2017 - PR Fine Arts Symphony PRFAS

06:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at Courtland and Vine Avenues 505 Butler Place
Park Ridge, IL , 60068

(847) 604-0026


Please join us for our Summer 2017 Concerts in the Park - the 57th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!! Concerts will take place June 17 through July 28.

Please join us for our Summer 2017 Concerts in the Park – Thanks to your patronage, this is the 57th year that the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony (PRFAS) has presented this wonderful summertime musical experience!!
 
Please join us for the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony's (PRFAS) Summer Concerts in the Park.
 
Barbara Schubert, Music Director and Conductor -- The Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony is a 50-piece ensemble of the finest free-lance professional musicians in the Chicago area. Please see the PRFAS website for special details about the concerts.

All concerts EXCEPT the July 3 concert are at 8:00 pm in Hodges Park
in front of Park Ridge City Hall at 
 

2017 Concert Schedule:

  • Friday, June 16 Check out website for more information Music at City Hall sponsored by Park Ridge Park District   http://www.prparks.org/Events 
  • Friday, June 23 – Masterful MelodiesWagner’s Meistersinger Prelude, Brahms’ melodious Symphony No. 2 in D, and other Romantic gems. (PRCW Raffle…Look for the Pink Balloons Bring your name labels since Park Ridge Community Women will also be supporting the concerts by raffling baskets. You can affix your labels to raffle tickets, but must be present to claim basket.  More information to follow or check out www.prcw.org)
  • Friday, June 30 – AmericanaBaritone Matthan Ring Black joins the orchestra for Stephen Foster songs and other traditional American favorites.
  • MONDAY, July 3 FIREWORKS AT Maine East High School **at Maine East High School, 2601 W. Dempster Avenue, Park Ridge, IL ---- DJ & Children’s entertainment Ÿ  6:00pm-8:00pm
    Live Music Entertainment— PRFAS Concert starts at Dusk/8:00 pm
  •  Friday, July 7 – Hungarian SpiceBrahms’ Hungarian Dances, Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, and Leo Weiner’s Hungarian Folk Song Suite.
  • Friday, July 14 – Bastille Day Bonanza – Enjoy this weekend’s Taste of Park Ridge along with our festivities. — Soprano Jessica Aszodi sings French arias, art songs, and cabaret fare, plus orchestra selections by Berlioz Debussy, and Franck.  Sponsored by the Park Ridge Wilderness Scouts & Princesses.
  • Friday, July 21 – Stage and ScreenTheme songs from great film scores of recent decades, plus medleys from recent and revival Broadway shows – including Hamilton. 
  • Friday, July 28 – Brian Patti Big Band – A Tribute to Buddy Rich: 100th Birthday Celebration, presented by the ever-popular Brian Patti Big Band. Honor the late Mayor Dave Schmidt today at "Grilling for the Arts", food on the grill.

** Maine East Fireworks July 3, 2017 and August 2017 music at City Hall sponsored by Park Ridge Park District.   Check out website for more information: http://www.prparks.org/Events 
 
 ***Park Ridge Park District will be selling food for the convenience of our patrons and families. Pizza, hot dogs, drinks from vending truck. You can buy something in the park, take a break from cooking and just enjoy the evening.
 
 
You can help support the concerts. Join us for our Fundraiser Dinner-dance or make a donation. You can mail a check to our PO Box or make a donation online. Email us at prfas@yahoo.com and we will email or mail you an invite.
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Help Support Our Summer Concerts!
Concert donations can be mailed to:
PRFAS (Park Ridge Fine Arts Society)
PO BOX 89A
Park Ridge, IL 60068
 
(847) 604-0026
 
 
For complete program information, visit their website.
 
Please CALL or E-Mail the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony Orchestra for more information
 

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