Free Concert

Pops in the Park

May 8, 7:30 pm


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Show Mom some love on Mother’s Day with free music under the stars. Perfect for date night or family time, too. Featuring movie themes from Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more, plus Broadway hits and classical favorites. Daniel Black conducts. Be sure to bring plenty of canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest’s annual food drive!

Food trucks from the Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association and Mookie’s Kettle Corn will be on site.

Smith / Damrosch
Star-Spangled Banner

John Williams
Star Wars (Suite for Orchestra):
I. Main Title

(Arr. Ted Ricketts)
Medley from Chicago

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Thunder & Lightning Polka

Gregory Smith
“Be The Thunder” (Segment 3)

(Arr. Gerry Marsh)
Rainbow Connection from The Muppet Movie

Howard Shore
(Arr. Whitney)
LOTR: Fellowship of the Ring (Symphonic Suite)

Hector Berlioz
Rakoczy March (Hungarian March)

– Intermission –

Robert Jager
Esprit de Corps

Stephen Sondheim
(Arr. Gordon Munford)
“Send in the Clowns”

John Williams
Raider’s March from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Aaron Copland
Variations on a Shaker Melody

Peter I. Tchaikovsky
1812 Overture, Op.49


Learn more about the artists performing on this program.

Daniel Black, Conductor

The Florida Orchestra


Click below for venue location

Sun, May 8, 7:30 pm
Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, Tampa

Sponsored by:

In Memory of Irene Rubenstein