A Capitol Fourth 2014
Friday, July 4 at 8:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day with an all-star salute from our nation's capital.
Led by two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (“Dancing With the Stars”) and broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the event will feature performances by Frankie Valli, Patti LaBelle, Jordin Sparks, Michael McDonald, Sara Evans, Kendall Schmidt and Kelli O’Hara; with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, composer John Williams will debut a special arrangement for orchestra and chorus of the “Star Spangled Banner” with the National Symphony Orchestra, The Joint Armed Forces Chorus, the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the U.S. Army Herald Trumpets.
WGTE will air the entire concert again, immediately following its live 8:00 p.m. broadcast.
Top right photo: Frankie Valli
Bottom right photo: Kelli O'Hara