Phila. Orchestra to honor police officers

August 25, 2009 11:46:49 AM PDT
The Philadelphia Orchestra salutes Philadelphia's men and women in blue with a Fallen Heroes Tribute Concert, honoring police officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. The concert takes place Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 6:00 PM at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts.

Philadelphia Orchestra Associate Conductor Rossen Milanov conducts the concert, which will include inspirational and patriotic works by Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Edward Elgar, John Williams, Samuel Ward, Irving Berlin, and John Philip Sousa.

The concert is free, with a suggested donation of $20.00. A general admission ticket voucher, good for up to four people, is required for entry to the concert. For vouchers and further information please visit

Proceeds from sponsorships and donations from the Fallen Heroes Tribute Concert will benefit the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Survivors' Fund.

6abc is a Patron Sponsor of the concert.


September 20 at 6:00 PM ? Sunday evening ? The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Rossen Milanov, Conductor

Smith "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Copland Fanfare for the Common Man

Bernstein Overture to Candide

Elgar Pomp and Circumstance, Military March in D major, Op. 39, No. 1

Copland Lincoln Portrait

Elgar IX. Nimrod from Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 ("Enigma")

Various/arr. Tyzik "Rocky's" Theme from The Big Movie Suite

Williams "Superman March," from Superman

Ward "America, the Beautiful"

Berlin "God Bless America"

Sousa "The Stars and Stripes Forever" March