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Akron Symphony taps history of The Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812 to open its new season

by Daniel Hathaway

Two hundred years to the day from the eventful night in Chesapeake Bay when the Baltimore lawyer Francis Scott Key watched the British Royal Navy’s bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 and penned the poem that begins, “O say can you see by the dawn’s early light,” the Akron Symphony will mark the birth of the United State’s eventual National Anthem with a program of music by Dudley Buck, Beethoven, Charles Ives and Michael Gandolfi on Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 in E.J. 505 more words


Christopher Wilkins' Summer Blog- O'er the Land of the Free

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s final concert of the summer at the DCR’s Hatch Shell will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 7 PM. The program celebrates the bicentennial of… 1,560 more words