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The New Mexico Philharmonic plays a series of concerts in May at the Zoo.
Event hosted by New Mexico Philharmonic.
Zoo Concert – Here’s to the Heroes!
David Felberg conductor
Bring the whole family, and celebrate our heroes with a true red, white and blue night of great patriotic music! From great Sousa marches to The Star Spangled Banner and the beloved 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky, don’t miss this amazing concert of American favorites, just in time for Memorial Day!
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski: “The Star Spangled Banner”
Morton Gould: American Salute
Aaron Copland: “Variations on a Shaker Hymn”
Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Concerto Competition Winners
Richard Rodgers/Robert Russell Bennett: Victory at Sea
John Philip Sousa:
“The Liberty Bell”
“The U.S. Field Artillery March”
“The Stars and Stripes Forever”
(Arr. Robert Lowden and Joyce Eilers): Armed Forces Salute
Jerry Bilik: American Civil War Fantasy
John Williams: “Hymn to the Fallen”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and concert starts at 8 p.m. Come early to enjoy the Zoo's seals and sea lions, cat walk and polar bear exhibits, and bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the outdoor seating area.