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VSO South Pomfret

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Presents

TD Bank Summer Festival Tour VSO South Pomfret “Strike Up the Orchestra!”

Suicide Six Resort
South Pomfret, VT

  • Friday, July 5, 2019, 7:30 PM

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Adult: $32.00 in advance/$35.00 at gate
Child 6 - 17: Free in advance/$5.00 at gate
Child 5 and under: Free in advance and at gate

This event is not for sale via Flynntix. Please click here to purchase tickets online through Pentangle Arts Council.

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.

“Strike Up the Orchestra!”

Program:

SMITH – – Star Spangled Banner
BERNSTEIN – Overture to Candide
COPLAND – “Hoedown” from Rodeo
GRAINGER – Irish Tune from County Derry
SHAW – Clarinet Concerto
JOPLIN, arr. Cacavas – Music from The Sting

Intermission

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

Concert takes place at Mountain Top Inn and Resort rain or shine.

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.

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