The Toledo Symphony Orchestra to Perform at ProMedica’s Summer Concert Series Fourth of July Concert

Published Tuesday, June 19, 2018 9:00 am

On Wednesday, July 4 at 9:00 p.m., the Toledo Symphony Orchestra will perform as part of ProMedica’s Downtown Summer Concert Series at Promenade Park. The concert will feature many patriotic favorites led by new Music Director Alain Trudel, such as America the Beautiful, 1812 Overture, Stars and Stripes Forever, and more. Immediately following the performance, the orchestra’s grand finale will coincide with a fireworks presentation over the Maumee River.

“This will be the first time that the full Toledo Symphony performs as part of the Downtown fireworks presentation.” said Zak Vassar, President & CEO of the Toledo Symphony. “It’ll be a huge moment for us to be in this spotlight. The concert will be simulcast on the radio, so every Toledoan will be able to listen along – whether they’re at Promenade Park, attending one of the many rooftop parties, or floating on a boat in the Maumee. As the Toledo Symphony approaches its 75th birthday, we are proud to be Toledo’s orchestra and provide the soundtrack to such an important celebration.”

The ProMedica Summer Concert Series Fourth of July concert will kick off at 6:15 PM with The Classic Rock Experience: Music of Styx, Boston, Led Zeppelin, Journey, Queen, Deep Purple, and more. At 9:00 p.m., the Toledo Symphony Orchestra will take center stage to celebrate America with many red, white, and blue selections.                                        

The Toledo Symphony Orchestra will perform in ProMedica’s Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Promenade Park. This event is free and open to the public. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, visit

The Toledo Symphony is a community-supported organization that is an exceptional musical presence for the region, creating a home for professional musicians and teachers who deliver outstanding performances and music education for all.

Now in its 75th Anniversary Season, the Toledo Symphony reaches more than 260,000 individuals annually through performances and education programs. The series concerts (Masterworks, Pops, Chamber, Mozart in the Afternoon, and Family Series) are the critical underpinning of the orchestra’s artistic mission and regularly draw people from 135 postal zip codes. The TSO has built a strong reputation nationally for its artistic excellence and community programming. Collaborative projects with community partners are also a hallmark of the TSO’s artistic work. Education programs, student performances, and community concerts are held in schools, neighborhood churches, performing arts centers, and community facilities throughout the region. 

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