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PRFAS Announces 2015 Concerts in the Park Schedule


We’re ready for another wonderful summer season of free Friday night concerts at Hodges Park, right in front of the Park Ridge City Hall!

To mark the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society’s 55 year, Music Director and Conductor Barbara Schubert will  direct the Park Ridge Symphony Orchestra’s talented musicians in five orchestral concerts and one Big Band concert.  Bring your family and friends, along with tables and chairs, food and beverages, and enjoy the music under the trees at Hodges Park. 


2015 Concert Schedule (Concerts start at 8pm): 


June 19 — Viva l’Italia! , featuring Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien

June 26 — Made in America, including Dvorak’s New World Symphony and music by Aaron Copland

July 3 — Maine East HS Fireworks Band, Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District

July 10 — Hooray for Hollywood,  with works by John Williams, Burt Bacharach, and more. 

 July 17 — Broadway Gems , including favorite medleys by Rogers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe

July 24  Russian Splendors , featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, "Little Russian"

July 31    Brian Patti Big Band: Tribute to Frank Sinatra

During the Brian Patti concert, bring your appetite and some cash/check for  "Dave’s Fourth Annual BBQ Grilling for the Arts," Sponsored by Whole Foods Market Park Ridge to honor the memory of Mayor David Schmidt.  Wear your Hawaiian best!  Our aldermen will be grilling.  All donations will benefit future concerts. 

August 7    Band Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District

August 14    Band Sponsored by Park Ridge Park District


For more information, please visit www.prfas.org.


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