Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Season

Concert Special

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT - Free on the Plymouth Waterfront

The Esther and Alcide Ruffini Fourth of July Concert

Steven Karidoyanes, Conductor

Mike Wankum, guest narrator
WCVB Channel 5 Meteorologist, reading excerpts from the Declaration of Independence accompanied by the orchestra. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (rain date Thursday, July 5)
7:30 PM

Pilgrim Memorial State Park
(Plymouth Waterfront)
79 Water Street
Plymouth, MA

More information about parade, fireworks and schedule of day's events visit event websiteListen to Steven Karidoyanes' preview on 95.9 WATD FM.


The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra kicks off its 103rd season with a free-to-the-public, festive, family-friendly concert celebrating the nation's birthday!  Steven Karidoyanes conducts an energy-packed mix of patriotic, stage and television music. The orchestra plays music from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story to honor the larger-than-life composer on the occasion of his birth centennial observed this year. Other highlights include a reading of the Declaration of Independence by television meteorologist, Mike Wankum, the playing of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture and special tributes to Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.
The Esther and Alcide Ruffini Fourth of July Concert with additional support from The James Spooner Trust and the Town Of Plymouth Promotions Fund


Pilgrim Memorial State Park
79 Water Street
Plymouth, MA

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