Charlotte Symphony Orchestra gives tribute concert to Anne Springs Close | Sudclthebdomadary

FORT MILL – The Anne Springs Close Greenway has announced a planned tribute concert honoring Anne Springs Close at the Comporium Amphitheater on September 25 with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.

Close, founder and matriarch of Greenway who died in August 2021 at the age of 95, was a devoted supporter and participant of the orchestra, and the free community concert is offered to commemorate her love for the arts and her dedication to bringing people together. people in the outdoors.

“Anne Close was a strong supporter of the arts, as well as the environment,” said John Gordon, CEO of Leroy Springs & Co., which operates the Anne Springs Close Greenway. “She championed many causes and we are pleased to organize a concert in partnership with the Foundation for the Carolinas and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in honor of this legacy. Ms. Close believed deeply that all people, regardless of circumstance, should have access to the arts and the outdoors – two things she loved.

Participants are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and picnics. Free entry. Parking fees have been waived for this event.

The concert will take place at the Comporium Amphitheatre, 291 Dairy Barn Lane. Doors will open at 2 p.m., with the orchestra playing a mix of pop and classical music from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Beer, wine and sodas will be available for purchase. No tents, glass or alcohol outside allowed. Well-behaved dogs on a leash are welcome.

Visit or call 803-547-4575 for details.

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