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Illuminated Fountain Performances Playlists

Check out our descriptions and playlists for upcoming Illuminated Fountain Performances. Revisit a favorite ... try something new ... experience them all!

American Songbook Reimagined
Bailando: Latin Rhythms
The Beatles
Be Our Guest
British Invasion
Classic Rock Road Trip
Copland Classics
Divas of Dance
An Evening with Leonard Bernstein
Fanfare & Fountains
If It Ain’t Got That Swing
In the Mood
The Magic of Mozart
Monet’s Garden
Night at the Movies
Night at the Movies II
On Broadway
Over the Rainbow
The Piano Men
Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition
Queens of Soul
Rockin′ the Red, White, and Blue
Selections from Carmina Burana
Solid Gold ’70s
Songs You Know by Heart
Sounds of Motown
Sounds of Summer
Star Spangled Spectacular
Straight Up Country
Swan Lake
To Philly, With Love

 

 

American Songbook Reimagined

Contemporary recording artists deliver new takes on classic Great American Songbook selections in this rousing performance. Reimagined hits by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin, and more make for a memorable fountain performance.

  • Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: They All Laughed
  • Taco: Puttin’ on the Ritz
  • Aretha Franklin: Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
  • Billy Porter and Pentatonix: Oh, What a Beautiful Morning
  • Willie Nelson: Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
  • Queen Latifah: Lady is a Tramp
  • Sinead O’Connor: I Want to be Loved by You
  • Nina Simone: My Way
  • Rufus Wainwright: Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
  • David Byrne: Don’t Fence Me In

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Bailando: Latin Rhythms

October 10

Our fountains dance along to energetic Latin beats hailing from Mexico to Spain, courtesy of songs by Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, and more.

  • José Alfredo Jiménez: El Rey
  • A Dios Le Pido: Juanes
  • Joan Sebastian: Secreto De Amor
  • Thalía: Pena Negra
  • Ricky Martin: Vente Pa’ Ca
  • Carlos Santana: Smooth
  • Enrique Iglesias: Bailando (Spanish Version)
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: Despacito
  • Shakira: Nunca Me Acuerdo de Olvidarte
  • Marc Anthony: Vivir Mi Vida
  • Marc Anthony: Vivir Mi Vida (Pop Version)

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The Beatles

Celebrate legacy and innovation as our revitalized fountains team up with one of the most popular and influential groups of all time.

  • Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • Help!
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • All You Need is Love
  • I Feel Fine
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  • Let It Be

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Be Our Guest

October 12

Themes from your favorite animated movie classics—including Aladdin, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, and more—delight the young, and young at heart, during this magical performance.

  • When You Wish Upon a Star from Pinocchio
  • Try Everything from Zootopia
  • How Far I’ll Go from Moana
  • Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid
  • When We’re Human from The Princess and the Frog
  • A Whole New World from Aladdin
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious/Step in Time/Let’s Go Fly a Kite from Mary Poppins
  • Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast
  • Circle of Life from The Lion King
  • Let It Go from Frozen
  • Beauty and the Beast (Finale)

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British Invasion

September 21

For decades, British rock and pop have captured the hearts of the American public. Join us as our fountains celebrate a musical revolution that continues today.

  • The Electric Light Orchestra: All over the World
  • Coldplay: Viva la Vida
  • Elton John: Your Song
  • The Who: Pinball Wizard
  • Paul McCartney: Live and Let Die
  • Adele: Skyfall
  • Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody

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Classic Rock Road Trip

August 23, October 26

You’ll be Rockin’ Down the Highway in our Main Fountain Garden as The Rolling Stones, Tom Cochrane, Bruce Springsteen, and more take you on a Classic Rock Road Trip.

  • The Rolling Stones: Start Me Up
  • Bruce Springsteen: Born To Run
  • The B-52’s: Roam
  • The Doobie Brothers: Rockin’ Down the Highway
  • Steppenwolf: Born To Be Wild
  • War: Low Rider
  • Tom Cochrane: Life Is A Highway
  • The Ides of March: Vehicle
  • Golden Earring: Radar Love

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Copland Classics

American composer Aaron Copland evokes the vast American landscape and the pioneer spirit through his music. Watch as our fountains dance to music inspired by the prairies themselves.

  • Saturday Night Waltz from Billy the Kid
  • Street Scene in a Frontier Town from Billy the Kid
  • 2nd Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • 4th Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • 7th Movement from Appalachian Spring
  • Coda from Appalachian Spring
  • Buckaroo Holiday from Rodeo
  • Hoe-Down from Rodeo

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Divas of Dance

August 31, September 26, October 19

Hold on to your seat during this high-energy show featuring hits from an eclectic mix of popular artists including Katy Perry, Madonna, Ariana Grande, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, and more.

  • Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
  • Adele: Set Fire to the Rain
  • Blondie: Call Me
  • Ke$ha: TiK ToK
  • Katy Perry: California Gurls
  • Whitney Houston: How Will I Know
  • Whitney Houston: I Want to Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
  • Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place
  • Whitney Houston: I’m Your Baby Tonight
  • Whitney Houston: So Emotional
  • The Chainsmokers feat. Daya: Don’t Let Me Down
  • Alicia Keys: Girl on Fire
  • P!nk: Just like Fire
  • Beyoncé: Who Run the World (Girls)
  • Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj: Bang Bang
  • Eurythmics: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)
  • David Guetta feat. Sia: Titanium
  • Cher: Believe
  • Cher: If I Could Turn Back Time
  • Cher: Strong Enough
  • Jennifer Lopez: Jenny from the Block
  • Ariana Grande feat. Iggy Azalea: One Less Problem
  • Katy Perry: Chained to the Rhythm
  • Major Lazer and DJ Snake feat. MØ: Lean On
  • Katy Perry: Roar
  • Madonna: Vogue
  • Katy Perry: Firework

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An Evening with Leonard Bernstein

Celebrate musical mastermind Leonard Bernstein with selections from some of his most famous works including West Side Story, On the Town, Candide, and other quintessential compositions.

  • Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
       Prologue
       Somewhere
       Mambo
       Finale
  • No. 13 Times Square Finale from On the Town
  • No. 9 Lonely Town from On the Town
  • Fancy Free (Danzon) from Variation III
  • Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront: Andante (With Dignity)
  • Overture to Candide

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Fanfare & Fountains

August 22, October 24

Celebrate the season with a musical tour de force inspired by the beauty, grandeur, and fabulous effects of our Main Fountain Garden.

  • Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
  • John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Festive Overture
  • Richard Strauss: Fanfare for the Vienna Philharmonic
  • Leoš Janáček: Sinfonietta
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Little Fugue in G minor
  • Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
  • John Williams: Liberty Fanfare
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Ode to Joy

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If It Ain’t Got That Swing

Our fountains know how to dance, and this set will have them—and you—swinging and swaying to the all-time jazz greats.

  • Wynton Marsalis Quintet: Cherokee
  • Kermit Ruffins: Kermit’s Second Line
  • Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
  • Charlie Parker & Miles Davis: A Night in Tunisia
  • Ella Fitzgerald: Air Mail Special
  • John Coltrane: Giant Steps
  • Dave Brubeck: Take Five
  • Benny Goodman: Sing, Sing, Sing

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In the Mood

Big band, swing, and bopping fountains harmonize in this jazzy selection. Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters and more jazz giants lend their sound to this soulful performance that will send you in search of your dancing shoes.

  • Glenn Miller: In the Mood
  • Count Basie: Jumpin’ at the Woodside
  • Duke Ellington: Take the A Train
  • Bobby Darin: Mack the Knife
  • Dean Martin: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
  • Tito Puente: Bossa Nova a la Puente
  • Tim Davies Big Band: Caravan (-Dialized)
  • Benny Goodman: Bugle Call Rag
  • The Andrews Sisters: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
  • Tommy Dorsey: Well, Git It!

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The Magic of Mozart

September 5, October 3

In a tribute to Mozart’s genius, our fountains glide along to selections from some of his most well-known masterpieces.

  • The Marriage of Figaro - Sinfonia
  • Divertimento in D - Presto
  • Symphony No. 35 - Finale
  • Requiem - Dies Irae
  • Requiem - Lacrimosa
  • Symphony No. 40 - Finale
  • The Magic Flute – Queen of the Night aria
  • The Magic Flute – Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena
  • Symphony No. 41 - Molto Allegro

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Monet’s Garden

Find yourself transported to the artist’s graceful Giverny landscape amid sounds of the classics from Debussy, Dukas, Ravel, and other celebrated French composers.

  • Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
  • Paul Dukas: La Péri
  • Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • Saint-Saëns: Aquarium from Carnival of the Animals
  • Ravel: Boléro
  • Claude Debussy: La Mer

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Night at the Movies

Relive favorite movie music classics in this rousing salute to the silver screen.

  • Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Back to the Future Overture from Back to the Future
  • James Bond Theme from Dr. No
  • Over the Moon from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Ecstasy of Gold from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Pink Panther Theme from The Pink Panther
  • Gonna Fly Now from Rocky
  • He’s a Pirate from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Main Title from Star Wars: Episode IV

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Night at the Movies II

September 6, October 11

You loved Night at the Movies ... now get ready for the sequel featuring a whole new lineup of silver screen hits from The Greatest Showman, Footloose, Slumdog Millionaire, and more.

  • I Will Follow Him from Sister Act
  • Another Day of Sun from La La Land
  • Footloose from Footloose
  • Don’t Stop Me Now from Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Greased Lightning from Grease
  • Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire
  • Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing
  • This Is Me from The Greatest Showman

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On Broadway

September 12

It’s show time, folks! The “marquee” lights are bright as our fountains take center stage and transport you to Broadway.

  • Overture & All That Jazz from Chicago
  • Everything’s Coming Up Roses from Gypsy
  • Seasons of Love from Rent
  • Comedy Tonight from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat from Guys and Dolls
  • Seize the Day from Newsies
  • Seventy-six Trombones from Music Man
  • Hello, Dolly! from Hello, Dolly!
  • Forget About the Boy from Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Do You Hear the People Sing from Les Miserables
  • My Shot from Hamilton
  • You Can’t Stop the Beat from Hairspray
  • Defying Gravity from Wicked

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Over the Rainbow

Travel with Dorothy from her Kansas home to the world of Oz in this dazzling show featuring well-loved tunes from the classic story The Wizard of Oz.

  • Overture from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • The Twister from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Munchkinland from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • If I Only Had a Brain from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • We’re Off to See the Wizard from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • We’re Off to See the Wizard (Reprise) from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Poppies from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Entr’acte from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • The Merry Old Land of Oz from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Jim Stoddard: The Wizard
  • Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead (Reprise) from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Finale, Act Two from The Wizard of Oz Musical
  • Jim Stoddard: Back to Kansas

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The Piano Men

September 27

From Tiny Dancer to Uptown Girl, our fountains sway to the iconic sounds of two of the greatest artists of all time—Billy Joel and Elton John.

  • Billy Joel: Prelude/Angry Young Man
  • Elton John: I’m Still Standing
  • Billy Joel: My Life
  • Elton John: Tiny Dancer
  • Billy Joel: Uptown Girl
  • Elton John: Crocodile Rock
  • Billy Joel: Piano Man
  • Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

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Pictures at a Fountain Exhibition

September 19

Select movements from Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s timeless works Boris Godunov, Night on Bald Mountain, and Pictures at an Exhibition are the basis for this soaring and emotional classical show.

  • Modest Mussorgsky: Symphonic Synthesis of Boris Godunov
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Night On Bald Mountain
  • Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
    • Promenade
    • Gnomus
    • Bydlo (A Polish Ox-Wagon)
    • Ballet of the Chickens in Their Shells
    • Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
    • The Hut on Fowl’s Legs
    • The Great Gate of Kiev

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Queens of Soul

October 5

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough to keep us from celebrating legends like Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, and more in this incredible, soul-stirring tribute.

  • Chaka Khan: I’m Every Woman
  • Aretha Franklin: Think
  • Etta James: Something’s Got A Hold On Me
  • Fontanella Bass: Rescue Me
  • Whitney Houston: I Will Always Love You
  • Gladys Knight and the Pips: Midnight Train to Georgia
  • Staple Singers: I’ll Take You There
  • Diana Ross: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
  • Irma Thomas: Breakaway
  • Jill Scott: Run Run Run
  • Tina Turner: Proud Mary

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Rockin′ the Red, White, and Blue

Join us for this stirring salute to America featuring hits from Tom Petty, Miley Cyrus, Bruce Springsteen, and more musical legends.

  • Lenny Kravitz: American Woman
  • Elton John: Philadelphia Freedom
  • Tom Petty: American Girl
  • James Brown: Living in America
  • Ray Charles: America the Beautiful
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: This Land is Your Land
  • Bruce Springsteen: Born in the USA
  • Miley Cyrus: Party in the USA

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Selections from Carmina Burana

Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana springs to life in our salute to this frequently performed cantata drawn from a 13th-century collection of songs and plays. Our fountains frolic to the revelry, melodies, and rhythms of this timeless classic.

  • Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi – “O Fortuna”
  • Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi – “Fortune plango vulnera”
  • 1. Primo vere - “Veris leta facies”
  • 1. Primo vere - “Ecce gratum”
  • Uf dem Anger – “Tanz”
  • Uf dem Anger – “Floret silva nobilis”
  • Uf dem Anger – “Chramer, gip die varwe mir”
  • Uf dem Anger – “Swaz hie gat umbe” – “Chume, chum geselle min”
  • Uf dem Anger – “Were diu werlt alle min”
  • 2. In Taberna – “Estuans interius”
  • 2. In Taberna – “In taberna quando sumus”
  • 3. Cour d’amours – “Amor volat undique”
  • 3. Cour d’amours – “Circa mea pectora”
  • 3. Cour d'amours – “Veni, veni, venias”
  • 3. Cour d’amours – “In trutina”
  • 3. Cour d’amours – “Tempus est iocundum”
  • Blanziflor et Helena – “Ave formosissima”
  • Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi – “O Fortuna”

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Solid Gold ’70s

September 14

Take a bell-bottomed step back in time to the disco decade featuring iconic music from the Bee Gees, Kool and the Gang, Donna Summer, and more cool cats you’ll really dig.

  • Bee Gees: Stayin’ Alive
  • Patti LaBelle: Lady Marmalade
  • KC and the Sunshine Band: Boogie Shoes
  • Kool and the Gang: Get Down On It
  • Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive
  • The Five Stairsteps: Ooh Child
  • Earth Wind and Fire: Shining Star
  • The Trammps: Disco Inferno
  • Donna Summer: Last Dance

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Songs You Know by Heart

August 30

Sing along as Sweet Caroline to We Will Rock You to Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) set the soundtrack for a night of lighthearted fun.

  • Queen: We Will Rock You
  • Backstreet Boys: I Want It That Way
  • The Beatles: Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
  • Dolly Parton: 9 to 5
  • Village People: Y.M.C.A.
  • The Foundations: Build Me Up Buttercup
  • Beyoncé: Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)
  • Neil Diamond: Sweet Caroline
  • Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars: Uptown Funk

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Sounds of Motown

August 24, October 25

Find yourself transported to 1959 in the Motor City when Berry Gordy, Jr. founded Motown Records and introduced the world to one of the most defining American sounds of the last century. From the songs of Diana Ross to Lionel Richie to Stevie Wonder, the fountains can’t help but dance along.

  • Stevie Wonder: Sir Duke
  • The Supremes: You Can’t Hurry Love
  • The Isley Brothers: This Old Heart of Mine
  • Lionel Richie: All Night Long
  • The Temptations: Get Ready
  • Al Green: Let’s Stay Together
  • The Jackson 5: I Want You Back
  • Martha and the Vandellas: Dancing in the Streets
  • Marvin Gaye: I Heard it Through the Grapevine
  • Diana Ross: I’m Coming Out

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Sounds of Summer

Celebrate summer’s arrival with iconic anthems of the season from The Beach Boys, the Go-Go’s, Justin Timberlake, and more. This upbeat show will get you in a feel-good, summer state of mind.

  • The Go-Go’s: Vacation
  • The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations
  • Martha and the Vandellas: Heat Wave
  • Justin Timberlake: Can’t Stop the Feeling
  • Surfaris: Wipe Out
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince: Summertime
  • Sly and the Family Stone: Hot Fun in the Summertime
  • Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine: Conga
  • Walk the Moon: Shut Up and Dance With Me

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Star Spangled Spectacular

Well-known patriotic music abounds as we celebrate America, featuring such songs as The Olympic Fanfare, The Winds of War, The Stars & Stripes, and more.

  • John Williams: The Olympic Fanfare
  • Richard Rodgers: Victory at Sea
  • Lieutenant F.J. Ricketts: The Colonel Bogey March
  • Robert “Bob” Cobert: The Winds of War
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Kings Row
  • Richard Hayman: Armed Forces Medley
  • John Philip Sousa: The Stars & Stripes
  • John Stafford Smith: The Star Spangled Banner
  • Irving Berlin: God Bless America

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Straight Up Country

September 7, October 17

Our fountains try on a Coat of Many Colors and Cruise along to the tunes of country legends such as Dolly Parton, Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams, and more.

  • Brad Paisley: Water
  • Classic Medley 1
    • Jerry Reed: Westbound and Down
    • Tammy Wynette: Stand by Your Man
    • George Strait: All My Ex’s Live in Texas
    • Reba McEntire: The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
    • Johnny Cash: Ring Of Fire
  • Kenny Chesney: Summertime
  • Dixie Chicks: Sin Wagon
  • Toby Keith and Willie Nelson: Beer for My Horses
  • Dolly Parton: Coat of Many Colors
  • Classic Medley 2
    • Jerry Reed: Eastbound and Down
    • Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson: Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
    • Patsy Cline: Walkin’ After Midnight
    • Hank Williams: Hey Good Lookin’
    • John Denver: Thank God I’m a Country Boy
  • Chris Stapleton: Tennessee Whiskey
  • Zac Brown Band: Chicken Fried
  • Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood: Somethin’ Bad
  • Florida Georgia Line: Cruise
  • The Charlie Daniels Band: The Devil Went Down to Georgia

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Swan Lake

September 13

Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet takes new flight in our graceful rendition of this poignant story of metamorphosis, romance, and tragedy.

Act I

  • Scène (Allegro giusto)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Trois (Allegro)
  • Pas de Trois Coda (Allegro vivace)
  • Pas de Deux (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Deux Coda (Allegro molto vivace)

Act II

  • Scène (Moderato)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Coda (Allegro vivace)

Act III

  • Scène (Allegro; Allegro giusto)
  • Spanish Dance (Allegro non troppo; Tempo di bolero)
  • Hungarian Dance; Czardas (Allegro moderato; Presto)

Act IV

  • Finale - Scène (Allegro vivace; Andante; Allegro agitato; Alla breve; Moderato e maestoso; Memo mosso; Moderato)

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To Philly, With Love

August 29, October 18

Come Rock Around the Clock, do The Twist, and Raise Your Glass along to songs inspired by and performed by artists with strong ties to Oh, What A Beautiful City— our beloved Philadelphia.

  • Marian Anderson: Oh, What a Beautiful City
  • Boyz II Men: Motownphilly
  • Bill Haley and His Comets: Rock Around the Clock
  • Chubby Checker: The Twist
  • Patti LaBelle: New Attitude
  • The Soul Survivors: Expressway to Your Heart
  • The Roots: Streets of Philly
  • The O’Jays: Love Train
  • Hall and Oates: Philly Forget Me Not
  • Will Smith: Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It
  • Sister Sledge: We Are Family
  • Pink: Raise Your Glass

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