Red Bank RiverCenter Announces Annual Sunday in the Park Event with The NJ Symphony
RED BANK, NJ - June 6, 2019 - (Gloucestercitynews.net)--The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) will be returning to Marine Park on the banks of the Navesink River at 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. This event is free and open to the public. Concertgoers will celebrate the diversity of the Americas and explore the continents with concert, theater and dance music from Leonard Bernstein, José Pablo Moncayo, Astor Piazzolla, Florence Price, Duke Ellington and George Gershwin. Hear hits from “West Side Story” and “Porgy and Bess,” travel to Mexico with Arturo Márquez’s “Conga del Fuego Nuevo,” and experience patriotic favorites along with Copland’s classic “Hoe Down” from “Rodeo.”
The special concert is organized by Red Bank RiverCenter and the downtown business community with the assistance of presenting sponsor Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center. Attendees who arrive early will be treated to a favorite local music group, Kul d’Sack, who will be playing in Marine Park from 6 to 7:45 p.m. As the sun sets on the banks of the Navesink, the entire community is invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a lovely evening filled with music and dancing in Marine Park.
“Sunday in the Park has quickly become a Red Bank tradition and the kick-off to Independence Week celebrations,” said James Scavone, Executive Director of Red Bank RiverCenter. “We are so pleased the NJ Symphony saves the best for last andcloses out its summer park concert series at Marine Park.”
This one-of-a-kind musical performance provides patrons with the opportunity to experience the harmonies of the NJSO with breathtaking views of the Navesink River as the backdrop. Those with maritime vessels are encouraged to take advantage of the show’s proximity to the river and listen from the water.
Whether coming to town early or staying for an after-show stroll, patrons are encouraged to take advantage of Red Bank’s walkable Downtown district. Guests can shop the town’s array of boutique retailers, indulge in a sit-down dinner or get an order to-go to bring with them to the sunset performance. This unforgettable musical delight promises to be fun for the entire family. A complete list of restaurants, eateries and shops can be found at www.RedBank.org.
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at Red Bank Regional High School, 101 Ridge Rd., Little Silver, NJ and details will be posted at www.RedBank.org. For more event information and details about parking and mass transit, please visit www.RedBank.org.