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Symphony Under the Stars at Longwood Gardens

Hosted by the Consul of the Philadelphia Weekend Social Life Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 18 Aug 18:30 - 21:00

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Let's escape the stuffy summer city for one night and venture out to the magnificent gardens of the du Pont family - the Longwood Gardens! Have you already been there? Seen their famous fountain show? Now, you get two at the price of one: a magnificent estate with a botanical garden; Kennett Sympony performing Mendelsson, Grieg and Offenbach under the blue and starry skies. Oh, and there will be a fountain show, too!

Here are the details:

Location: Open Air Theatre, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Joseph Hsia, Violin, Senior Instrumental Competition Winner

Program:
MENDELSSOHN – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture
MENKEN – Beauty & the Beast
VIEUXTEMPS – Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor, Movement 1
OFFENBACH – Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
MENDELSSOHN – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Scherzo
GRIEG – Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
WILLIAMS – Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter

Ticket price includes the concert, access to Longwood Gardens during the day on the day of the concert, and post-concert Illuminated Fountain Show.

Adults – $45 in advance, $50 day of concert
Students up to age 18 – $10
$5 order fee, per order