For those that appreciate an evening of classical music under a night of summer stars, the New York Philharmonic will once again present its annual Concerts in the Parks series on the Great Lawn in Central Park.
2016 Concert Dates:
Wednesday June 15, 2016
Alan Gilbert conducts Rossini - Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto
R. Strauss - Ein Heldenleben
Thursday June 16, 2016
Alan Gilberts conducts
Beethoven -Overture to Fidelio
Wagner - Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, Eroica
Concerts take place on the Great Lawn:
Enter on the Westside at West 81st or 86th Streets at Central Park West. Enter on the Eastside at East 79th or 85th Streets at Fifth Ave.
All shows will be followed by fireworks by Bay Fireworks.
Bring a blanket, a picnic and some friends.
For the best seats, try to arrive a couple of hours before the start of the show.
Photo credit: NYPhil.org