Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra To Perform Free Concert At Beery Field June 20
The Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra (CMO) kicks off its summer season at 7 p.m. Friday, June 20th at Beery Field in Douglas with free admission for all who attend.
To bring in the Summer Solstice with the program “Music for a Summer’s Night”, CMO provides a 90-minute musical treat featuring something for everyone.
Musical theatre fans will enjoy selections from “Les Miserables” and “Phantom of the Opera.” There will even be a “Tribute to the King” for Elvis Presley fans.
All ages can enjoy a number of patriotic tunes, including “America the Beautiful”, “This is My Country” and the traditional CMO summer finale, “The Stars and Stripes Forever”.
Bring your blankets and chairs and set up for a picnic on the field or pick up an al fresco dinner in Douglas.
United Church of Christ, Unity Church on the Lakeshore and Farmhouse Deli will have food at Beery Field.
A 50/50 raffle will be held at intermission with the proceeds to benefit the Saugatuck High School Music Department.
CMO officials said they want to thank the event sponsors: Huntington Bank and the Douglas Downtown Development Authority. In the event of rain, tune to FM 92.7 the VAN for details as the concert will be moved inside to the Douglas Elementary School.
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The Cincinnati Metropolitan Orchestra is composed of approximately 60 musicians and the Metropolitan Singers from the Cincinnati area.
The orchestra performs a wide variety of music, including classical concerts as well as summer “Pops” concerts.
Home performances are located at the Seton High School Performance Hall in Cincinnati.
In addition to the concerts at the Seton High School Performance Hall, the orchestra has performed in Central Park in New York City, the Walk Performance Hall in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and various indoor and outdoor venues in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.
The CMO Summer Concert Series performances are free and open to the public.
For more information about the CMO, visit its website at: www.gocmo.org; its Facebook page, or call the CMO Hotline at (513) 941-8956.