June 28, 2011
Press Release #11-118
Something for everyone. The St. Mary’s College of Maryland July 8 River Concert features the U.S. Army Chorus performing patriotic songs, opera arias, and a medley of Billy Joel tunes with the Chesapeake Orchestra under the direction of guest conductor Larry Vote. The orchestra will also perform a poem by an American POW set to music by Larry Zimmerman. The weekly celebrations on the college’s Townhouse Green continue every Friday through July 29 with world-class music and a variety of food from local vendors. Gates open at 5 p.m. and concerts start at 7 p.m. These outdoor concerts are free and open to the public, and picnic baskets are welcome. For more information, visit the River Concert Series’ web site.