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 Concert
Water Music!

a FREE outdoor concert

Saturday, June 16, 2018
Hillview Park in Los Altos
Concert at 6 PM
No need to reserve tickets ahead, just come early and get your spot on the lawn!

PROGRAM

Handel
Water Music

Smetana
The Moldau

Strauss
On the Blue Danube

Saint Saëns
Havanaise

Christine Lee (violin) | 2018 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

— INTERMISSION —

Rodgers & Hammerstein
South Pacific Overture

Gliere
Russian Sailor’s Dance

Williams
Jaws

Sousa
Hands Across the Sea March

Zimmer
Pirates of the Caribbean

Click HERE to preview the repertoire

ABOUT THE CONCERT

This year’s Summer Concert is all about fun under the sun as we explore music related to water.  But don’t worry, no beach towels needed!

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.

Featured on the program will be the winner of Peninsula Symphony’s 2018 Young Musicians Competition. 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.

PERFORMANCE VENUE DETAILS

Hillview Park
Hillview Avenue and San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022

Parking is available in the Hillview Community Center parking lot or in the residential neighborhood – both are adjacent the park.

GUEST ARTIST

2018 Young Musicians’ Competition winner

Christine Lee, violin

VIDEO PREVIEWS

John Williams, Jaws

Hans Zimmer, Pirates of the Caribbean


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