SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS: LOVE IS IN THE AIR
Saturday, August 19, 2017 • 7:30pm*
*Please note change in concert start time as of 5/30/17. Concert now begins at 7:30pm instead of 7:00pm as originally scheduled – Time change due to additional Longwood Gardens fountain show at 7:00pm.
Open Air Theatre, Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, CONCERT WILL BE HELD INDOORS (LOCATION TBA)
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Jowoon Chae – Soprano, Winner of Kennett Symphony Voice Competition
Audrey Emata – Flute, Winner of Kennett Symphony Senior Instrumental Competition
Relax with friends and family, and enjoy an evening under the stars. This season, love is in the air. Enjoy a potpourri of light classics and pops, including selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s enchanted The King and I, John Williams’ Love Theme from Star Wars Episode II, and Tchaikovsky’s musical depiction of young love and impending tragedy in Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. Performances by the winners of our Instrumental and Vocal competitions give you the opportunity to say, ” I heard them when.” Join us for a fun and memorable evening.
Glinka – Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Bach – Air on a G String
Chaminade – Concertino for Flute and Orchestra
Rodgers and Hammerstein – Selections from the King and I
Williams – Across the Stars: Love Theme from Star Wars Episode II
Smetana – Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride
Puccini – Si, mi chiamano Mimi
Loewe – I Could Have Danced All Night
Gounod – Je Veux Vivre
Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Ticket price includes the concert, all-day admission to Longwood Gardens on the day of the concert, post-concert illuminated fountain performance in the new Main Fountain Garden, and free parking.
Adults – $40 in advance, $45 day of concert
Students up to age 18 – $10
$5 order fee, per order