WORCESTER, Mass.- After a weekend full of tercentennial celebrations, the city of Worcester capped off its festivities with a special concert.

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performed in front of 8,000 people at the DCU Center. Maestro Damon Gupton, principal guest conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, conducted the orchestra.  

Concertgoers were treated to selections by composer John Williams, from classic films such as “Superman,” “Jaws,” “Star Wars,” and “E.T.”

Seventeen-time Grammy-nominated R&B singer and songwriter Brian McKnight, took the stage alongside the Pops for act two of Sunday night’s concert.   

Over the tercentennial weekend, Worcester celebrated with a Canal District stroll, Polar Park fireworks, a 5K road race, parade, community festival and many other cultural activities.