Carillon Concerts

Carillon Concerts

Summer Series

Dates

Sunday, May 22
2:00 pm
Sunday, June 12
2:00 pm
Sunday, July 10
2:00 pm
Sunday, July 24
2:00 pm
Sunday, July 31
2:00 pm
Sunday, August 7
2:00 pm
Sunday, August 21
2:00 pm
Sunday, September 11
2:00 pm

Dates & Price

Select Sundays

2:00–2:30 pm


Free with Gardens Admission

Timed Admission Tickets required

Member reservations required after 3:00 pm in July, August, September

Reservations not required for Gardens Premium Members and Innovators

Timed Tickets

Member Reservations


Buy Before You Arrive

Sell Out Likely


Blanket/Chair Policy for this event: Blankets and chairs are permitted in designated areas.

Please note that programs are subject to change.

Enjoy the sounds of our 62-bell, five-octave Longwood Carillon with our live carillon concerts, amid the lovely setting of our picturesque Chimes Tower. Guests are welcome to bring their own blankets and chairs and place them in the turf area across from the Chimes Tower to enjoy the concert.

Experience the Longwood Carillon

2022 Schedule

May 22, 2:00 pm

Frank DellaPenna
Pottstown, PA

Frank DellaPenna is a graduate of West Chester University, The French Carillon School, former resident carillonneur of the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge, PA and creator/performing artist of the musical act Cast in Bronze featuring America’s only travelling carillon. DellaPenna has been a full-time entertainer for the past 30 years. He has been a guest performer at many carillons in the United States, Canada and Europe and has performed numerous carillon festivals, and at the World Carillon Congress in Zutphen, The Netherlands. DellaPenna, as Cast in Bronze, has performed more than 15,000 shows at music, art, and renaissance festivals across the US.  

Lisa Lonie
Princeton University, NJ

Lisa Lonie is University Carillonneur of Princeton University (New Jersey), and carillonneur at two area churches: St. Thomas' Church, Whitemarsh (Pennsylvania), and at The Church of the Holy Trinity (Philadelphia) which houses the oldest carillon (1882) in North America. She’s also a regional carillon instructor for the North American Carillon School, an affiliate of The Royal Carillon School “Jef Denyn” of Mechelen, Belgium. Known for her musical wit and creative programming, Lonie has performed in internationally acclaimed carillon festivals and congresses. Lonie is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with dual degrees in German and economics.  Besides her musical interests, she is the Executive Assistant to the President of Salus University.

View the program for May 22.

June 12, 2:00 pm

Paul Stelben
Connecticut & First United Methodist Church of Germantown, PA

July 10, 2:00 pm

Wade Fitzgerald
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, PA

July 24, 2:00 pm

Anna Kasprzycka
Gdansk, Poland

July 31, 2:00 pm

Claire Janezic
Rochester, NY

August 7, 2:00 pm

Hunter Chase
Washington, DC

August 21, 2:00 pm

Jim Brinson
Mercersburg Academy, PA

September 11, 2:00 pm

Lisa Lonie
Princeton University, NJ

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