Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Outdoor Concerts

July 17, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Burlington

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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July 23, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Manchester

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 1, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Montpelier

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 6, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Vergennes

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 9, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Greensboro

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 14, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Woodstock

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 15, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – St. Johnsbury

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 15, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Rutland

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 16, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Saxtons River

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 18, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – South Hero

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 22, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – St. Albans

Please note: The Northwest Farmers' Market will be in session, and the park will be set up as such, so rather than bringing a lawn chair, plan on enjoying the...

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August 22, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Williamstown

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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August 23, 2020

Close to Home and Far Afield – Morrisville

Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample room to stop by and enjoy some music from a safe distance. Our Close to Home and Far...

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September 5, 2020

RESCHEDULED: Close to Home and Far Afield – Island Pond

This concert has been rescheduled to September 5 due to weather concerns. Hope to see you then!   Times like these call for outdoor concerts, with small ensembles and ample...

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July 2, 2021

CANCELLED | Greensboro: Highland Center for the Arts

THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Highland Center for the Arts 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro, VT 05841 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. Reminiscing with...

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July 3, 2021

Grafton: Windham Foundation

Windham Foundation & The Grafton Inn Grafton Community Church at 55 Main Street Grafton, VT 05146 Free Admission Reminiscing with old friends, sharing memories, and playing our songs again –...

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July 4, 2021

North Bennington: Park-McCullough Historic Governor’s Mansion

Park-McCullough Historic Governor’s Mansion 1 Park Street North Bennington, VT 05257 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. Reminiscing with old friends, sharing memories, and...

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July 6, 2021

Stowe: Von Trapp Brewery and Bierhall

Von Trapp Brewing 1333 Luce Hill Road Stowe, Vermont  05672  Please note that you must make a reservation before arriving to ensure a reservation.  Raise your glass – whether it’s...

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July 8, 2021

NEW LOCATION | Dorset: Dorset Church

Dorset Church 3156 Route 30 Dorset, VT 05251 Due to rain, this concert will now take place indoors at the Dorset Church.  Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic...

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July 9, 2021

NEW LOCATION | Proctor: Vermont Marble Museum

Vermont Marble Museum 52 Main Street Proctor, Vermont 05765 Please note that the concert venue indoors is upstairs and, unfortunately, not wheelchair accessible. Limited seats are provided; feel free to...

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July 10, 2021

St. Johnsbury: Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery 143 Parks Road St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. Reminiscing with old friends,...

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July 11, 2021

South Hero: Snow Farm Vineyard

Snow Farm Vineyard 190 W. Shore Rd South Hero, VT 05486 Please bring your own lawn chair. Reminiscing with old friends, sharing memories, and playing our songs again--VSO musicians bring...

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July 13, 2021

Waitsfield: Lawson’s Finest Liquids Taproom

Lawson's Finest Liquids Taproom 155 Carroll Road Waitsfield, Vermont  05673 Please note that tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. In the event of rain, this concert will be...

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July 14, 2021

NEW LOCATION | Stowe Community Church

Stowe Performing Arts & Spruce Peak Arts Stowe Community Church 137 Main Street Stowe, Vermont The VSO is bringing pomp and circumstance across the state with free brass quintet concerts...

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July 15, 2021

St. Albans: Taylor Park Bandstand

Taylor Park 36 North Main Street St. Albans, Vermont 05478 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. Pull up your camping chair, pack up the...

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July 16, 2021

Middlebury: Town Gazebo

Middlebury Town Green Gazebo Park Street Middlebury, Vermont 05753 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. Pull up your camping chair, pack up the sunscreen,...

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July 17, 2021

Island Pond: Town Green Bandstand

Island Pond Town Green Bandstand Lakeside Park 93 Cross St. Island Pond, Vermont 05068 Please bring your own lawn chair, and a picnic if you like. In the event of inclement...

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July 18, 2021

NEW LOCATION | South Royalton: Red Door Church – United Church of South Royalton

Red Door Church: United Church of South Royalton 67 South Windsor Street South Royalton, Vermont 05068 VSO is bringing pomp and circumstance to sunny town greens across the state with...

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July 21, 2021

Windsor: Harpoon Brewery

Harpoon Brewery Taproom & Beer Garden 336 Ruth Carney Drive Windsor, VT 05089 Please note that reservations are not required, but are highly encouraged.  Raise your glass – whether it’s...

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July 24, 2021

Summer Under the Stars: Shelburne, Vermont

Summer Under the Stars The Green at Shelburne Museum 6000 Shelburne Rd Shelburne, VT, 05482 Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnicking; concert begins at 7:30 pm (rain or shine)...

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July 25, 2021

NOW INDOORS! | Summer Under the Stars: Rutland, Vermont

Summer Under the Stars Paramount Theatre 30 Center Street Rutland, VT 05701 Due to a severe weather forecast, this concert will now take place indoors at the Paramount Theatre. Join...

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August 24, 2021

Woodwind Quintet Concert – Vergennes City Park

ABOUT THE PROGRAM Inspired by VSO’s free string, brass and woodwind Close to Home and Far Afield summer concerts, the VSO’s Woodwind Quintet program includes festive music featuring American music from several...

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August 25, 2021

Woodwind Quintet Concert – Brattleboro

About the Program Inspired by VSO's free string, brass and woodwind Close to Home and Far Afield summer concerts, the VSO’s Woodwind Quintet program salutes our Veterans and Service Members with festive...

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August 26, 2021

Woodwind Quintet Concert – White River Junction

About the Program Inspired by VSO's free string, brass and woodwind Close to Home and Far Afield summer concerts, the VSO’s Woodwind Quintet program salutes our Veterans and Service Members with festive...

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August 31, 2021

Jukebox Quartet – Foam Brewers

Deep City Restaurant + Bar 112 Lake Street Burlington, Vermont  05401 Raise your glass – whether it’s an IPA, Pilsner, or stout, Vermont loves a summer brewery tour. The VSO’s...

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July 1, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – South Pomfret

The VSO returns on its beloved statewide summer concert tour with “Celebrate!” conducted by Music Director candidate Julian Pellicano. Alongside perennial Pops favorite music by John Williams (Liberty and Olympic Fanfares) and...

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July 2, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – Manchester

WEATHER UPDATE: Today's concert will be outdoors! The VSO returns on its beloved statewide summer concert tour with “Celebrate!” conducted by Music Director candidate Julian Pellicano. Alongside perennial Pops favorite...

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July 3, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – Grafton

Weather Update: Tonight we will be outdoors! There will be a limited number of advance price tickets available at Grafton MKT starting at noon on the day of the concert....

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July 4, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – Shelburne

Weather Update: Tonight's concert will be outdoors, and there will be tickets available for sale at the gate.    The VSO returns on its beloved statewide summer concert tour with...

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July 9, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – East Burke

Weather Update: Tonight’s concert will be outdoors. Tickets will be available at the gate.   The VSO returns on its beloved statewide summer concert tour with “Celebrate!” conducted by Music Director...

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July 10, 2022

TD Bank 2022 Summer Festival Tour: Celebrate! – Stowe

The VSO returns on its beloved statewide summer concert tour with “Celebrate!” conducted by Music Director candidate Julian Pellicano. Alongside perennial Pops favorite music by John Williams (Liberty and Olympic Fanfares) and...

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