‘Let’s Dance!’ VSO Summer Festival Tour

June 19, 2014  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

VSO_SFTRosesloresThe annual Vermont Symphony Orchestra presents its popular TD Bank Summer Festival Tour in eight locations throughout the state beginning in late June.

Music lovers can celebrate the long-awaited coming of summer with picnics, music and fireworks. From June 26 through July 6, the orchestra will tour the state. “The Summer Festival Tour is a cherished summer tradition in Vermont,” said executive director Alan Jordan. “The VSO is the only American Orchestra that tours its entire state every summer. Bringing music to beautiful Vermont settings is a joy for us.”

Under the baton of principal guest conductor Anthony Princiotti, the program, “LET’S DANCE!,” will include music from the world of dance—from waltzes to swing and polkas to salsa. Melodies by Strauss, Delibes, Borodin, and Gershwin will put you “in the mood” for dance hits from Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. As always, the concert closes with the 1812 Overture, marches and a fireworks display.

Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and gates open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking. Ticket information is available at www.vso.org or by calling (800) VSO-9293.

The complete list of dates and venues includes:

  • Thursday, June 26, Mountain Top Inn and Resort, Chittenden
  • Friday, June 27, Okemo Mountain Resort, Jackson Gore Inn, Ludlow
  • Saturday, June 28, Suicide Six Ski Area, South Pomfret
  • Wednesday, July 2, Riley Rink at Hunter Park, Manchester
  • Thursday, July 3, Grafton Ponds Outdoor Center, Grafton
  • Friday, July 4, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne
  • Saturday, July 5, Three Stallion Inn, Randolph
  • Sunday, July 6, Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, Stowe

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is the only professional statewide orchestra providing live musical experiences for listeners in Vermont. It is a state-supported non-profit institution founded in 1935 and exists for the purpose of fostering and encouraging the appreciation of music in all its various forms, with emphasis on orchestral, choral and chamber music.

 

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