Salute to John Williams and the Boston Pops

On Friday, August 29, the Marion Concert Band will close its 2014 season with a concert featuring the music of film composer John Williams and the Boston Pops Orchestra. The program, which includes several pieces frequently performed by the Pops, is as follows:

“Bombasto” by O. R. Farrar

“Poet & Peasant Overture” by F. von Suppé

“Strike Up the Band” by G. Gershwin

“John Williams: Evening at Pops” arranged by John Higgins

“Bugler’s Holiday” by L. Anderson

“Belle of the Ball” by L. Anderson

“Star Wars Medley” by J. Williams

“Clarinet Escapade” by R. Ward

“The Waltzing Cat” by L. Anderson

“Mancini!” by H. Mancini

“Theme from E.T.” by J. Williams

“The Stars and Stripes Forever” by J. P. Sousa

The concert, under the direction of Tobias Monte, will begin at 7:00 pm at the Robert Broomhead Bandstand, Island Wharf off Front Street in Marion. The concert is free and open to the public.

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