Mid-Columbia Symphony to hold Fourth of July concert in Richland

Mid-Columbia Symphony

RICHLAND, Wash. — In its first live performance in over a year, the Mid-Columbia Symphony will present a free orchestral concert on the Fourth of July.

According to information from a Mid-Columbia Symphony Society board member, the patriotic celebration will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the HAPO Stage in Richland at John Dam Plaza. The concert will serve as a community celebration of making it through the pandemic and emerging to observe Independence Day.

The Mid-Columbia Symphony credits its faithful donors for helping it survive the pandemic. Without opportunities to perform, the symphony began live streaming performances by smaller ensembles to practice their craft and help entertain people during a time of need.

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For the first time since the pandemic, the full orchestra will be able to perform as a group for a live audience.

Seating will be open on the lawn in front of the stage, so spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs and/or blankets. Visitors are encouraged to register here to learn more and to sit in a reserved area close to the stage.

While the concert is free, donations are encouraged and appreciated. These donations help to fund the orchestra and its events after financial ramifications from the past year stopped the group from profiting from its talent.

For more information about the Mid-Columbia Symphony, click here.

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