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NM Philharmonic performs at the Zoo's Bandshell.

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The New Mexico Philharmonic plays a series of concerts in May at the Zoo.


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May 24, 2014
06:30 PM - 10:00 PM


903 10th St. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


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.

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$7 Lawn Seating Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID, at the Hold My Ticket Office, or at the Zoo the day of the concert starting at 6 pm.
$15 Lawn Seating ($20 on the day of the concert)
$35 Chair Seating ($40 on the day of the concert)
$125 Table Seating (advance purchase only)-Gourmet Baskets and Wine included with Table Seating.
**No special member pricing for Philharmonic Concerts**

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