Photos and video from the July 28, 2021, concert
by Melanie Jongsma
LANSING, Ill. (July 28, 2021) – By the time the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra was ready to perform on Wednesday, July 28, evening temperatures had finally dropped into the low 80s, taking the edge off the humidity that has hung over Lansing for much of the summer. The crowd at Fox Pointe set up lawn chairs and blankets on the cool grass to enjoy an outdoor performance as part of the free Wednesday concert series at Fox Pointe.
The orchestra plays at several other outdoor venues in the area, but according to one of the stage managers, Fox Pointe is the best. “This is awesome,” he said. “It really is.” Not only are the aesthetics elegant, he explained, but the acoustics are perfect, with a stage designed to project sound out to the audience.
The symphony began at 7:30pm, included an intermission, and ended before 10:00pm.
A symphony sampling
Fox Pointe is located at 18138 Henry Street in Lansing, Illinois. The schedule of upcoming events and concerts is available at the Fox Pointe website, foxpoint.org.
Great to hear this style of music in town!
Nice job to all involved…cities should do this kind of thing for its citizens and neighbors (like from Cal City)
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