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Amelia Islander

Let Freedom Ring

May 20, 2013 02:00AM
Let Freedom Ring is an annual Memorial Day concert presented by ARIAS, Amelia Residents In Action for the Symphony, performed by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra on May 23. This colorful musical event celebrates Memorial Day weekend with a program of patriotic favorites.

Highlights include the Armed Forces Salute and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, as well as selections from Aaron Copland, Richard Rodgers, and John Williams. During the Salute, the Symphony plays songs from the various service branches, at which time the veterans of each branch will rise, and be recognized for their service.

The concert, conducted by Fabio Mechetti, will be held at the First Baptist Church, 1600 South 8th Street, in Fernandina Beach. Tickets are $20 and available at The Book Loft, Front & Centre, Amelia Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, Fernandina Golf Club, and The Golf Club of Amelia Island. Call ARIAS for more information at (904) 261-0105.