Monday, March 21, 2011

Enjoy Symphony on the Sand with the Grammy® Award-Winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Robert Pound, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

SMITH (arr. Damrosch) The Star-Spangled Banner
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture, Opus 96
BRAHMS Hungarian Dance Nos. 5 & 6
BIZET Suite No. 1 from L'Arl├ęsienne
VERDI Overture to I vespri sicilani
CHADWICK Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches, Opus 70
GOULD American Salute
(arr. Lowden) Armed Forces Salute
HERMAN Highlights from Mame
JOHN WILLIAMS Raiders March from Raiders of the Lost Ark

Enjoy Symphony on the Sand featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) at Callaway Gardens® on Friday, April 29, 2011, at 8 p.m.

Columbus native Robert Pound will lead the Orchestra in a variety of popular and classical favorites, including the theme from Raiders of the Lost Ark, selections from the musical Mame, Shostakovich’s energetic Festive Overture, and an array of patriotic tunes, such as the Armed Forces Salute and Gould’s American Salute – and maybe a surprise or two! This entertaining, family-friendly program is perfect for a fun night out under the stars.

General seating* on the lawn at Robin Lake Beach is available at the gate for $20 per adult; $10 per child age six to 12; and children age five and younger are admitted for free. Admission is half-price for Callaway Gardens Annual Passholders and active/retired military and their dependents, upon presentation of a valid military identification card. Special ticket pricing is available for groups larger than 15.

A limited number of stage front tables* on the beach (with eight chairs and table cloths) are available for $280 each. A variety of food baskets and arrangements are available for purchase. To reserve a table, please call 706-663-5154. Dress is casual. The Robin Lake Beach gate will open at 5 p.m. The concert will begin at 8 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation (ICCF). For information on becoming a sponsor, please call 706-663-5096.

Overnight packages including concert tickets are available.

Callaway Gardens®, is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus. For additional information, call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) or visit

*Tents and umbrellas are not permitted.

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