There are no seats currently available for this event. Seats may open up closer to the performance date. Please call the Box Office for availability.
This event will be off sale through Flynntix at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 3rd. Tickets may be available for purchase at the gate.
Music lovers can celebrate the long-awaited coming of summer with picnics, music and fireworks in beautiful venues throughout Vermont.
Under the baton of principal guest conductor, Anthony Princiotti, the program will include music from the world of dance—from waltzes to swing and polkas to salsa. Toe-tapping melodies by Strauss, Delibes, Borodin, and Gershwin will put you “in the mood” for dance hits from Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. LET’S DANCE.
SMITH, orch. DAMROSCH Star Spangled Banner
GERSHWIN Cuban Overture
DELIBES Prelude & Mazurka from Coppelia
J. STRAUSS, Jr. Thunder & Lightning Polka
COPLAND Saturday Night Waltz from Rodeo
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
ABREU Tico Tico
GOODMAN, arr. Holcombe Let’s Dance
MILLER, arr. Holcombe In the Mood
ELLINGTON, arr. Custer Duke Ellington!
TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture
Gates open at 5:15 PM for picnicking
Concert begins at 7:30 PM
Rain Site*: Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction
Smoking cigarettes, cigars or pipes is not permitted at any VSO concert.
Animals, except assistance and service animals, are not permitted at any VSO concert.
Flashlights are suggested to help you find your way to your car after the sun has set.
*If the weather is questionable, a decision about moving indoors will be made in the late afternoon. The information will be announced on local radio stations, VPR, on the VSO website, and by calling the VSO and listening to the outgoing message, (800) VSO-9293.