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VERMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: TD Bank Summer Festival Tour
Friday, July 5, 2019 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Friday, July 5th at 7:30 pm
Gates open at 5:30 pm
Suicide Six Ski Area, South Pomfret VT
Advance Tickets: $28 | $5 (Ages 5-17)
Day of Event Tickets: $35 | $5 (Ages 5-17)
Pack a picnic basket and celebrate the sound of summer in Vermont with the VSO! This year’s program, “Strike Up the Orchestra!” was crafted by guest conductor Sharon Lavery, making her VSO debut. The orchestra showcases the composers who set America to music: Gershwin, Joplin, Bernstein, Copland, and the foremost film composer of our generation, John Williams. VSO Principal Clarinet Kelli O’Connor is our featured soloist in a jazzy concerto written by Artie Shaw. Each concert closes with a dazzling fireworks display accompanying Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture and the beloved marches of John Philip Sousa.
SMITH – Star Spangled Banner
BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide
COPLAND – “Hoedown” from Rodeo
GRAINGER – Irish Tune from County Derry
SHAW – Clarinet Concerto
INAR TOPRAK – Captain Marvel
JOPLIN, arr. Cacavas – Music from The Sting
GERSHWIN, arr. Campbell/Watson – Strike Up the Band
GERSHWIN, arr. Bennett – Selections from Porgy and Bess
JOHN WILLIAMS – John Williams Suite: Selections from Superman Returns, arr. Bob Cerulli; Theme from Jurassic Park; Raiders March
TCHAIKOVSKY – 1812 Overture (excerpt)
SOUSA – Liberty Bell March
SOUSA – Stars and Stripes Forever
Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnicking
Concert begins at 7:30 pm
Rain site: Woodstock Union High School, 100 Amsden Way, Woodstock, VT 05091
While smoking and animals (except assistance and service animals) are not allowed at any VSO show, we encourage you to bring a picnic blanket, folding chairs, and whatever you need to comfortably enjoy the outdoors, such as insect repellent and water. Sun umbrellas are welcome until the start of the concert. Flashlights are also suggested to help you find your way to your car after the sun has set.
For venue accessibility information, please contact Suicide Six Ski Area at (802) 457-6666.