The Rhode Island Foundation and Citizens are teaming up with the Providence Department of Art, Culture and Tourism, the Providence Tourism Council, the Roger Williams Park Conservancy and the Providence Parks Department to present the Rhode Island Philharmonic Summer Pops at the Roger Williams Park Temple to Music on Wednesday, July 31, for a night of entertainment.

The concert is free and open to the public as conductor Troy Quinn leads the orchestra in a performance titled “Our State: A RI Celebration."

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The Rhode Island Philharmonic

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School is the only professional orchestra in the country to designate music education and performance as equal priorities officially.

“We are currently the only comprehensive, non-profit community music school in Rhode Island and engage approximately 1,500 students statewide on a weekly basis with an additional 13,000 students through periodic partnerships, residencies, education concerts, and in-school performances,” the school said.

Troy Quinn, the Summer Pops Conductor

Connecticut native Troy Quinn is an Emmy-nominated conductor who has recorded with some of the most popular artists in the world, like the Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, and Jennifer Hudson. He is in his seventh season as Music Director of the Venice Symphony, but on July 31st, he’ll be conducting the Summer Pops for a stunning show at Roger Williams.

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Concert Program

"A George M. Cohan Overture"

"Fanfare for Tomorrow"

"Harry's Wondrous World" from Harry Potter

"Pirates of the Caribbean"

"James Bond Theme"


Theme from Family Guy

"Tico Tico"

"Wide Receiver" (Theme from NBC Football)

End Credits from Rookie of the Year

"Mambo Italiano"

March from 1941

"The Happy Ending Medley"

1812 Overture

Event Details

The concert takes place at the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park on Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. The rain date is set for August 1st at 7:30 p.m.

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