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Kennett Symphony Performance Summer

Kennett Symphony
Summer Series

Date & Price

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Open Air Theatre

Reserved Seating: $45–$50

Gardens Preferred, Gardens Premium: $40–$45*

For tickets, call 610.444.6363 or click below

Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

Under the direction of Michael Hall, the Kennett Symphony gives audiences a chance to discover the sounds of magic and mystery during a relaxed evening under the stars. Enjoy Mendelssohn’s enchanted A Midsummer Night’s Dream, classics such as Edvard Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, and popular favorites from Disney and Harry Potter

More about Kennett Symphony and this performance

Dr. D. Duer Reynolds, a prominent local physician, and Ray Lyman Ott, head of the Kennett Consolidated School music department, founded the Kennett Community Symphony Orchestra in 1940 as an all-volunteer orchestra. Today the Kennett Symphony is Chester County, Pennsylvania’s only professional symphony orchestra.

Program: A Midsummer Night’s Concert

  • Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture & Scherzo
  • Menken – Beauty and the Beast
  • Offenbach – Orpheus in the Underworld
  • Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite
  • Williams – Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter

Find out more on their website

*Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members receive access to the Member Pre-sale and $5 off regular Summer Performance Series ticket prices. If you are eligible, you have received a discount code via direct mail or email for Longwood Gardens.