Price: Tickets are free, but guests are urged to register online; Trolley Mini-Tour: Tickets are $10 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and the Brooklyn Historical Society. The cost for non-members is $15
Address: 25th Street at 5th Avenue - 718-210-3080
Description: On Monday, May 27, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., the Green-Wood Historic Fund will host its 15th annual Memorial Day Concert at Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery. The concert will be followed by a trolley mini-tour.
Visitors will settle in among Green-Wood’s rolling hills and listen to the ISO Symphonic Band, a wind, brass & percussion ensemble comprising some of the most talented student musicians in the New York metro area and led by its founder and conductor Brian P. Worsdale. The works of Green-Wood’s permanent residents Fred Ebb, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Leonard Bernstein, and others will be featured. Food and refreshments will be on sale all day. The concert will be immediately followed by a trolley mini-tour, led by Green-Wood’s historian.
Jeff Richman, featuring DeWitt Clinton’s bronze statue, Battle Hill, and the Civil War Soldiers’ Lot.