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Music of Elton John Pops On Davenport Riverfront TONIGHT!

August 20th, 2022
Music of Elton John Pops On Davenport Riverfront TONIGHT!

The Party of the Summer is turning 40 on Saturday, August 20! Celebrate with us along the banks of the Mississippi with a choir-enhanced symphonic celebration of the Music of Elton John. Rock to Elton’s greatest hits including “Rocket Man,” “Madman Across the Water,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me!” This spectacular event closes with our traditional renditions of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever set to a brilliant fireworks display. Additional Event Information: TIMELINE 4:00 pm | Event Area Gates Open (No access prior... Read More

Pines of Rome Hits the Stage April 2

March 31st, 2022

The program opens with Johann Strauss Jr.’s charming waltz Voices of Spring. Roberto Díaz returns to the Quad Cities to perform Jennifer Higdon’s Grammy® Award-winning Viola Concerto; this unrelenting showpiece was written specifically for Díaz. Experience the lyricism and power of Samuel Barber’s First Symphony before we close the season with Ottorino Respighi’s beloved Pines of Rome, depicting four events witnessed by the centuries-old trees in full orchestral color. Program: Frühlingsstimmen, Op. 410 “Voices of Spring”, Johann Strauss Jr. Viola Concerto, Jennifer Higdon Symphony... Read More

Riverfront Pops With The Music Of The Beatles

August 17th, 2017
Riverfront Pops With The Music Of The Beatles

Beautiful music along a beautiful riverfront. Must be time for the Quad City Symphony Riverfront Pops Concert! This year’s Riverfront Pops will take place on Saturday Aug 19 at the iconic bandshell in LeClaire Park, Davenport. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, you will have an opportunity to hear the album like never before! The gates will open at 3 p.m. and the Youth Symphony Orchestra will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $20 in advance and $5 for children.... Read More