Arts in the Park

When and Where

July 23, 2024 7:00 pm

Normandale Lake Bandshell

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will make its annual appearance at Bloomington’s Arts in the Parks concert series on Tuesday, July 23. This year our theme is “Opera Without Words,” with a program including excerpts from your favorite operas (and one beloved musical!). Join Music Director Manny Laureano and the BSO for an evening of music sure to make your heart sing!

The concert is free and open to the public. Bring your own chair or blanket.

You can check the status of Arts in the Parks events during inclement weather by calling 952-563-8878 or visiting the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.


Opera Without Words

Richard Wagner – Introduction to Act III of Lohengrin

Giuseppe Verdi – La Forza del Destino Overture

Richard Strauss – Der Rosenkavalier Waltz Sequence No. 1

George Gershwin, arr. Richard Russell Bennett – Selections from Porgy and Bess

Richard Rodgers, arr. Richard Russell Bennett – Selections from The Sound of Music

Richard Wagner – Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral

Ticket information

  • Concert is free and open to the public
  • Bring a chair or a blanket for general lawn seating