Music Under the Stars and Alfresco Fridays are very popular events here in El Paso. Below is a press release from the City of El Paso's Department of Museums and Cultural about the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra conducted by the masterful and beautiful Sarah Ioannaides.
Symphony Orchestra El Paso
To play at the
Music Under the Stars 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
7:30 pm, SATURDAY, July 4, 2009 at the
The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department (MCAD) is pleased to present the El Paso Symphony Orchestra as part of the Music Under the Stars 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular. The El Paso Symphony Orchestra will play patriotic selections with a fireworks finale at 9:15 pm. This is the only FREE fireworks display in the city on the 4th of July.
The concert will be held Saturday July 4, 2009 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Chamizal National Memorial located at
800 South San Marcial Street. Grills are allowed at the park except in the inner part of the park known as the bowl. The first 5,000 visitors will receive complimentary 3D glasses for fireworks courtesy of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department. Please note that glass containers or pets are NOT allowed at the park!
Park and Ride!
Concert goers may park at the El Paso Zoo and take a shuttle to the park for free! Shuttle hours are from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
About Music Under the Stars
Music Under the Stars Festival began in 1983 as a program of the City of
and Culture Department. The summer music festival has had twenty-five successful seasons and attracts more than 100,000 people annually. This makes Music Under the Stars Festival the largest free outdoor concert in the Southwest! El Paso Arts
Symphony Orchestra El Paso
The El Paso Symphony is currently celebrating it 77th season. Established in the 1930's, it is the oldest performing arts organization in
El Pasoand the longest continuously running symphony orchestra in the state of . The El Paso Symphony has received both national and international recognition as a result of its very successful tours of Texas Germanyin 1996 and Turkeyin 2000, and continues to represent the region with pride and distinction. El Paso
This presentation is supported by the Texas Commission on the Arts and local companies and individuals throughout
MCAD would like to thank the Chamizal National Memorial, What’s Up Weekly, the El Paso Electric Company, the El Paso Zoo, the
Holiday Inn Airport, LocoHec Productions the Fire Department, the El Paso Police Department, Juvenile Probation Department and Sunwest Charters for their support! El Paso
For additional information call or visit the City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department at (915) 541-4481, www.elpasoartsandculture.org or call Chamizal National Memorial at (915) 532-7273.
Contact Victor Guerrero at (915) 541-4942 or (915) 434-6743 for media inquiries.