Cape Symphony concert to commemorate JFK’s 100th birthday

Cape Symphony concert to commemorate JFK’s 100th birthday

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is proud to  collaborate with the Cape Symphony in a centennial commemoration concert at 5 p.m on May 28th. Below is a recent article by the Barnstable Patriot about this once in a lifetime event.

By Ellen C. Chahey news@barnstablepatriot.com

The month of May on Cape Cod is a time of joy: of riotously-colored shrubs and flowers, lengthening days and moderate temperatures. In 2017, May on Cape Cod will also provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience: the celebration of the 100th birthday of a favorite son, President John F. Kennedy, late of Hyannisport.

On Sunday, May 28, the Cape Symphony and the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will collaborate in a centennial commemoration concert at 5 p.m. in the Barnstable Performing Arts Center at Barnstable High School on West Main Street.

“It was on my bucket list” to learn about JFK and the Cape, said Jung-Ho Pak, artistic director and conductor of the symphony, who grew up on the West Coast. What he knew of the Cape, living at that 3,000-mile distance, was “potato chips and the Kennedys.”

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