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More Highlights for Pops in the Park

  • NC Symphony Pops in the Park 2004 Greg Fishel and Bill Leslie

    Enjoy this presentation of Pops in the Park in 2004 by the North Carolina Symphony. The location is Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, North Carolina. “POPS” is a production of WRAL and UNC television. The musical theme for this performance is Irish.

    WRAL Chief Meteorologist Greg Fishel served as emcee. Greg enjoys playing the tuba in his spare time. WRAL Morning News anchor Bill Leslie and the music group Lorica perform celtic inspired music composed by Bill Leslie.

    Pops in the Park concert was free to the public and aired on WRAL and WUNC on Labor Day weekend.

  • Pops in the Park crew in action

    Camera operator Leesa Moore and Floor Manager Ivan Ingram at 1984 Pops concert. The annual affair at Meredith College drew an estimated 18,000 spectators that year.

  • Pops in the Park 2006

    The North Carolina Symphony presents “Pops in the Park” concert.
    WRAL News anchor Bill Leslie explains the relationship between the station and the symphony. WRAL began broadcasting “Pops in the Park” LIVE in 1984. This 2006 presentation of Pops in the Park features NC Symphony resident conductor William Henry Curry and Assistant conductor Joan Landry. The venue was the Koka Booth Amphitheatre located in Cary, North Carolina. The concert aired on WRAL-TV and UNC-TV.

  • Pops in the Park with the NC Symphony

    1984 “Pops in the Pop” concert by the NC Symphony conducted by James Ogle on Labor Day weekend. LIVE simulcast on WRAL-TV and WRAL-FM.