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Scandinavian Music Festival

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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The Scandinavian Music Festival in Fort Tryon Park, now in its 16th season, is a unique series of three outdoor summer concerts performed by musicians of the New York Scandia Symphony and guest artists on Sundays in May and June. The concerts take place at a scenic and attractive venue, Billings Lawn, below the Heather Garden and with spectacular views of the Hudson River. The artists speak to the audience as they introduce the music, culture, and traditions of Scandinavia. Bring your blanket! Free admission.

Program for June 6th

Esko Heikkinen “Sakkijarven Polkka”

Markku Vitaasaari “Rose Balled”

Axel Ingi Arnason “Ex Veritas Fortis”

Jorma Panula “Five Finnish Folk Songs”

Carl Michael Bellmann “Potpourri over Bellman’s Melodies” (Arr/Frans Sjoberg)

Five National Anthems “Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland”

Scandia Brass Quintet:

Steve Sherts, French Horn

Alex Holton, Trumpet

Thomas Hoyt, Trumpet

Michael Powell, Trombone

Morris Kainuma, Tuba

Dorrit Matson, Conductor

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Date:
June 6
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Fort Tryon Park Trust
Phone:
212-795-1388 x306
Email:
forttryonparktrust@gmail.com
Website:
forttryonparktrust.org

Location:

Billings Lawn

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