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
*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.