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As part of our Bridges to Music program, each year we present a free outdoor concert for the entire family. Featuring great performances of popular songs and classical favorites, each year this concert draws hundreds of families enjoying a picnic on the lawn and music under the summer evening sky. This concert also features a performance by the winner of our Young Musicians Competition.


Summer Music & Magic!

SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017
Hillview Park
Hillview Avenue and San Antonio Road, Los Altos (Click to view map)
6:00 PM
FREE EVENT
This year’s Summer Concert will be Music, Magic, Comedy, and Fun all wrapped into one!

Bring your blankets and picnics and enjoy a summer evening while the Peninsula Symphony serenades you to the sounds of some of the most memorable and popular pieces in the repertoire.

The marvelous magician, Phil Ackerly will join the Peninsula Symphony for the second half of our Summer Concert on June 17, combining with the orchestra to present several amazing feats of magic. Orchestra and audience members will be called upon to assist Phil. Fun for all ages!

Also featured on the program will be the winner of Peninsula Symphony’s 2017 Young Musicians Competition, Joseph Wong, violin. It’s a wonderful and musical way for your family to kick off the summer!

This is a FREE event, but be sure to arrive early for best seating on the lawn.

GUEST ARTISTS

Phil Ackerly, magician

 

Joseph Wong, violin
2017 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

Click HERE to view Joseph Wong’s bio.

PROGRAM

Arnold
English Dances, Set One, Allegro risoluto (4th movement)

Mascagni
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Mozart
Impressario Overture

Ravel
Pavane

Sibelius
Violin Concerto, allegro moderato (1st movement)
Joseph Wong, violin
2017 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

— INTERMISSION —

Dukas
La Peri Fanfare (excerpt)

Mozart
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (excerpt from beginning of 1st movement)

Arnold
Roots of Heaven Overture (excerpt)

Williams
Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban Selections

Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain (excerpt)


This concert is sponsored by the Los Altos Community Foundation, the Peter and Paula Uccelli Foundation, and the Los Altos Town Crier.