America The Beautiful
Saturday, August 17, 2019 • 7:30 pm
In case of inclement weather, concert will be held indoors.
Open Air Theatre, Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Kenneth Naito, Violin
Thomas Nickell, Piano
WILLIAMS – The Cowboys Overture
BARBER – Violin Concerto, Movement I
COPLAND – Rodeo
BERNSTEIN – Candide
BOYER – Rolling River (Sketches on Shenandoah)
GERSHWIN – Rhapsody in Blue
DRAGON – America The Beautiful
We celebrate the music of America in this outdoor concert under the stars. This is music by American composers inspired by this great country of ours, from the Wild West to the flowing Shenandoah River. We will be showcasing the winner of the Kennett Symphony instrumental competition, as well as a very special appearance by one of the featured artists of the Alexander & Buono Foundation.
Adults – $45 in advance, $50 day of concert
Students up to age 18 – $10
$6 order fee, per order
Ticket price includes the concert and access to visit Longwood Gardens during the day on the day of the concert.