“E Pluribus Unum” celebrates the great American melting pot. The VSO’s 2017 TD Bank Summer Festival Tour highlights the wonderfully diverse cultural heritage that has shaped our nation’s history. Explore our rich musical past and glimpse into the future, with traditional marches and fireworks to end a patriotic, picnic-perfect evening!
Christopher James Lees, conductor
DUDLEY BUCK – Festival Overture on the Star Spangled Banner
MORTON GOULD – American Salute
DUKE ELLINGTON – Fantasy
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA – Concerto for Bandoneon & Orchestra (3rd mvt) soloist: Hector Del Curto, bandoneon
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA – Libertango soloist: Hector Del Curto, bandoneon
LEROY ANDERSON – Blue Tango
LEROY ANDERSON – Bugler’s Holiday
LEROY ANDERSON – Fiddle Faddle
JOHN WILLIAMS – Liberty Fanfare
ERICH KORNGOLD – The Sea Hawk Suite
KINAN ABOU-AFACH – Speak
IRVING BERLIN – Tribute
TCHAIKOVSKY – 1812 Overture
ALFORD – Colonel Bogey March
SOUSA – Stars & Stripes Forever
Join us for fireworks at the end of the show!
Tickets are available at the following outlets:
Village Square Booksellers, Bellows Falls
Phoenix Books Misty Valley, Chester
Vermont Artisan Designs, Brattleboro
Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnicking
Concert begins at 7:30 pm
Rain site: Bellows Falls Union HS auditorium
While smoking and animals (except assistance and service animals) are not allowed at any VSO show, we encourage you to bring a picnic blanket, folding chairs, and to dance the night away under the stars. Flashlights are also suggested to help you find your way to your car after the sun has set.
For venue accessibility information, please contact Grafton Ponds at (802) 843-2400.