Wilcox Park in Westerly, surrounded by an incredibly hip and pulsing downtown area, is a perfect place for an outdoor summer performance. And nothing captures the myriad possibilities of such a scenario better than the annual Chorus of Westerly's Summer Pops Concert. The 37th annual production takes place Saturday and is a many-splendored experience.
Along with the 180-strong voices of the chorus and the 60-piece Pops Festival Orchestra — creatively conducted as always by the group's music director, Andrew Howell — renowned baritone Andrew Dost (currently on Broadway in "The Phantom of the Opera") will perform. The program includes a medley from the new Broadway-bound musical "The Count of Monte Cristo," for which chorus alum John Tafone composed the music... Read More.