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FLEET BANK SPONSORS 'THE FLEET'S IN' CONCERT DURING TALL SHIPS VISIT TO BOSTON

FLEET BANK SPONSORS 'THE FLEET'S IN' CONCERT DURING TALL SHIPS VISIT TO
    BOSTON
    WHAT:   Sponsored by Fleet Bank of Massachusetts, the Tall Ships
            get a nautical musical welcome from the Boston Pops
            Esplanade Orchestra at "The Fleet's In" concert, kicking
            off the weeklong Sail Boston '92 festivities.
    WHERE:  Hatch Memorial Shell
    WHEN:   Thursday, July 9
    TIME:   7:50 p.m., Sail Boston officials arrive by boat (on Charles
            River I) at Hatch Shell dock from USS Constitution, greeted
            by 12 USS Constitution color guards:  Concert begins at
            8 p.m.
    LOGISTICS:  Credentials issued via Sail Boston Media Center, call
                Rob Coburn at 526-9453, -9454, or -9456.  Limited press
                parking available off Storrow Drive adjacent to Hatch
                Shell.  Media access to stage can be arranged at press
                check-in station (right off Hatch Shell as you face
                stage).  Maximum 2-1/2 minutes symphony footage allowed
                in news broadcast.
    Print and broadcast media will be permitted access to interview Cmdr. Richard B. Amirault, commanding officer, USS Constitution; BSO Assistant Conductor Grant Llewellyn; Leo R. Breitman, president and CEO of the Fleet Bank of Massachusetts; other U.S. Navy commanding officers; Sail Boston '92 officials.  Still photographers welcome.
Story Line:            THE FLEET'S IN CONCERT
    This musical event with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra is an opportunity for thousands to officially welcome the Tall Ships as they prepare for the Grand Parade of Sail on July 11.
    Musical selections for "The Fleet's In" concert begin with "Star Spangled Banner," followed by tunes from "South Pacific," Sousa's "Hands Across the Sea," Handel's "Water Music," Debussy's "La Mer," and Pops conductor John Williams' popular theme from "Jaws," all played under the baton of BSO Assistant Conductor Llewellyn.  Other musical selections include several popular sing-alongs.
    A prize will be awarded during intermission to the winning young sailor from the Boston-based Community Boating Club who participated in a Fleet-sponsored essay contest:  "Imagine...you are a captain." Contest prize will be awarded by Breitman and Amirault.  Prior to concert time, Fleet Bank will present a grant to Community Boating for its "Kids Sail the Stars" program, 7 p.m., at the Community Boating Boathouse.
    -0-             07/07/92
    CONTACT:  Meg Pier of Fleet Bank, 617-573-7733, or Amy Berestka of Nicolazzo & Associates, 617-227-4150/
    PRNewswire -- July 7 CO:  FLEET BANK OF MASSACHUSETTS IN:  FIN ST:  MA -- NE010 -- X794  07/07/92
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