National Symphony's Free Concert Moved Indoors

UPDATE: Due to the forecast of inclement weather, the 2014 Labor Day Capitol Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building is being relocated. The event will take place on Sunday evening at 8 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The concert is free to the public and no tickets are required.


The National Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day weekend concert at the Capitol.

The free concert is scheduled for Sunday evening on the West Lawn of the Capitol. The grounds open at 3 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

Conductor Steven Reineke will direct some patriotic tunes, including Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man,'' "America the Beautiful'' and Randol Alan Bass' "A New Birth of Freedom. The concert will also feature some Broadway favorites, including songs from "The King and I,'' "South Pacific,'' "Wicked'' and "Les Miserables.''

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