Kennett Symphony

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Kennett Symphony

Summer Series

Date & Price

Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Open Air Theatre


Reserved Seating: $50

Students up to age 18: $10

For tickets, call 610.444.6363 or click below

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Ticket includes all-day Gardens Admission


Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

Under the direction of Michael Hall, the Kennett Symphony performs selections perfect for a night under the stars. The night begins with The Lark Ascending, which portrays nostalgia for a simpler time, joined by Kennett Symphony Instrumental Competition Winner Kristy Chen (violin). Next, Selections from The Planets nods to the magic of a night sky, while John Williams’ legendary score from Star Wars hearkens back to old Hollywood film scores.

More about Kennett Symphony

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. An integral part of the artistic community for more than 75 years, the Kennett Symphony is renowned for their refined and impassioned performances.

Program: Symphony Under the Stars

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams—The Lark Ascending, Kennett Symphony Instrumental Competition Winner, Kristy Chen, violin
  • Gustov Holst—Selections from The Planets
  • John Williams—Star Wars Suite

Find out more on their website

In case of inclement weather, concert will be held indoors at the state-of-the-art auditorium of Unionville High School, 750 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA.

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