Monterey County Pops: Free Memorial Day Concert 2019
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Monterey County Pops presents a free Memorial Day Concert on Monday, May 27 on the lawn in front of Monterey City Hall and Colton Hall. Festivities will begin at 1pm with a performance by the Monterey Peninsula Gospel Community Choir directed by Johnny Nash. Beginning at 2pm, the Monterey Pops orchestra will present a program of pops, patriotic, and Americana favorites.
The Monterey Pops concert will include featured soloists such as blue grass fiddler Laura Burian, the young musicians of Orchestra in the Schools, soprano Stephanie Hulsey, and the Monterey County Pops!/Palenke Arts Youth Chorus conducted by Juan Sánchez. Musical selections will include the Presidential Suite - music of John Williams from the movies Saving Private Ryan, The Patriot, and Lincoln, Beethoven’s Ode to Joy, and National Emblem March, High School Cadets March, The National Anthem, The Armed Forces Salute, The Navy Hymn, Taps, and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever.