Minnesota Sinfonia’s Final Family Pops of the Summer Season

Minneapolis, MN, July 01, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Join them at the Mississippi. Check out the East Coon Rapids Dam Visitor Center and then head over to the performance pavilion for an evening of classics. The Minnesota Sinfonia’s Coon Rapids Family Pops Concert will feature entertaining, lighter musical fare including Broadway and movie tunes, marches, and much more.

The Sinfonia program will be taken from the following pieces: Strauss’s “Blue Danube Waltzes,” “Radetzky March,” “Thunder and Lightening,” Puccini’s “Fantasy on La Boheme,” Dvorak’s “Slavonic dance 3,” Williams’ “Music from Harry Potter,” Offenbach’s “Ballet Parisien,” Ricketts’ “A Tribute to Louis Armstrong,” Mozart’s “Overture to the Marriage of Figaro,” Joplin’s “The Fig Tree Rag,” Grieg’s “Lyric Pieces,” Mascagni’s “Intermezzo from Cavallaria Rusticana,” Hammerstein’s “Medley from the King and I.”

The concert will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, July 14 at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion, 9750 Egret Boulevard, Coon Rapids. Admission is free and children are welcome to attend. Audience members should arrive early—all concerts are first-come, first-seated.

The 446-acre Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park is one of the most popular in Anoka County. It is a year-round destination, especially during the cross-country ski season. Picnicking, fishing, in-line skating, walking and bicycling are favorite activities in the park. The boat launch is heavily used during the summer. For more information visit their website at http://ow.ly/5thxP

Special thanks to The Pentair Foundation for helping fund this event.

Additional Minnesota Sinfonia concert information is available at 612-871-1701 or www.mnsinfonia.org.

The Minnesota Sinfonia is a professional chamber orchestra whose mission is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of Minnesota, especially families with children, inner-city youth, seniors and those with limited financial means. The Sinfonia plays concerts for over 25,000 people each year, and is the only professional orchestra of its kind, offering all concerts free of admission charges, welcoming children to every performance, and dedicating over half its services to inner-city schools. Founded in 1989 by Artistic Director Jay Fishman, the Minnesota Sinfonia is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization supported by corporate, foundation and individual contributors. For more information, to make a donation, or for a list of upcoming performances, visit www.mnsinfonia.org or call 612-871-1701.


For Calendars: Minnesota Sinfonia: Coon Rapids Family Pops Concert. Thursday, July 14 at 7:00pm. Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park Performance Pavilion, 9750 Egret Boulevard, Coon Rapids. Free 612.871.1701. www.mnsinfonia.org
Minnesota Sinfonia
Emily Matejcek