Pops Goes The Holidays

Saturday, December 1, 2018 • 7:30pm

Auditorium, East High School
450 Ellis Lane, West Chester, PA

Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Kara Mulder, Soprano
Kennett Symphony Children's Chorus

Celebrate the season with us as we perform some of your favorite holiday music. Joining us is the incomparable Kara Mulder, a rising star in the vocal world, who will serenade you with beautiful renditions of your favorite carols. Fresh off their joint performance with the Philadelphia Boys Choir, the Kennett Symphony Children's Chorus will add their voices to the festivities. A night full of holiday cheer.

Tickets:

Adults - $53, $45 in advance; $58, $50 day of concert
Students up to age 18 - $10
$6 order fee, per order

Program:

HOFFHEINS - A Christmas Overture
HERBERT - March of the Toys
HANDEL - Messiah: I know my Redeemer Liveth; Rejoice Greatly
TCHAIKOVSKY - Nutcracker Selections
SCHUBERT - Ave Maria
Arr. SHELDON - Most Wonderful Christmas
WILLIAMS - Somewhere in My Memory
Arr. BRUBAKER - How the Grinch Stole Christmas
WENDEL - A Celtic Nativity
STEPHENSON - I Saw Three Ships/Jeanette Isabella
ANDERSON - Sleigh Ride
TYSIK - What Child Is This
FINNEGAN - Sing A Long

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The Places You'll Go

Family Concert and Instrument Zoo

Sunday, March 24, 2019 • 2 pm

Auditorium, Rustin High School
1100 Shiloh Road, West Chester, PA 19382
 
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director

Tickets: 

All tickets are $5, children and adults.
$6 order fee, per order

Music transports us. Get on board as the Kennett Symphony along with our intrepid captain take you on a musical adventure. Your job is to listen to the musical clues of each piece to find out where we have traveled to. Fun for the whole family, complete with the instrument zoo where children can try out the instruments of the orchestra.

Program:

WILLIAMS - Imperial March
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 6 , Movement II
SAINT-SAENS - Danse Bacchanale 
HOLST - Saturn from The Planets
BACH - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Movement I
GLIERE- Russian Sailors Dance
SOUSA - Stars and Stripes Forever

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 A Reimagined Symphony Experience:

Mozart & Martinis

Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 1:00 pm

Grand Ballroom, Mendenhall Inn
Kennett Square, PA
 
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director

Tickets:

Adults - $35 in advance; $40 day of concert
Students up to age 18 - $10
$6 order fee, per order

Ticket price includes the concert, your first martini or glass of wine, and hors d'oeuvres.  Cash bar also available on site.

Please note: This special concert is a stand-alone event.  It is not part of the 2018-2019 subscription series. 

Seating:  All seating is General Admission (no pre-assigned seats).  Seating at the Mendenhall Inn is first-come, first-served.

Venue access begins at 12:30pm.

Program:

MOZART - Symphony No. 40

Last year's concert experience was another great success.  This year, we continue this extraordinary project with a musical encounter with Mozart's Symphony No. 40, complete with fascinating musical insights presented by Music Director, Michael Hall.  With the orchestra in the round, and food and drink available throughout the performance, this is a completely unique experience.  Come witness what all the excitement is about.  Perfect for people wanting a more relaxed and intimate relationship to the music.

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Classically Yours

Sunday, April 7, 2019 • 7:30 pm

Exhibition Hall, Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
 
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Andres Sanchez, Cello

Tickets:

Adults - $45 in advance; $50 day of concert
Students up to age 18 - $10
$6 order fee, per order

Program:

WAGNER - Siegfried Idyll
TCHAIKOVSKY - Variations on a Rococo Theme
MOZART - Symphony No. 40

Siegfried Idyll is an astonishingly beautiful birthday gift for Wagner's wife, Cosima. This delicate piece was performed on the steps to Cosima's bedroom as she woke early on Christmas morning. Mozart's symphony No. 40, one of his last symphonies, is beautiful for its tragic power and vitality of expression. Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme is beautifully evocative of the 'rococo' style, a style distinctly Mozartean in character. Continuing our relationship with the Curtis Institute of Music, one of the greatest music schools in the country, we welcome Allentown native Andres Sanchez as our featured soloist.

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Symphony Under The Stars: America The Beautiful

Saturday, August 17, 2019 • 7:30 pm

In case of inclement weather, concert will be held indoors.


Open Air Theatre, Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
 
Michael Hall, Conductor and Music Director
Kenneth Naito, Violin
Thomas Nickell, Piano

Tickets:

Adults - $45 in advance, $50 day of concert
Students up to age 18 - $10
$6 order fee, per order

Ticket price includes the concert and access to visit Longwood Gardens during the day on the day of the concert.

Program:

WILLIAMS - The Cowboys Overture
BARBER - Violin Concerto, Movement I
COPLAND - Rodeo
BERNSTEIN - Candide
BOYER - Rolling River (Sketches on Shenandoah)
GERSHWIN - Rhapsody in Blue
DRAGON - America The Beautiful

We celebrate the music of America in this outdoor concert under the stars. This is music by American composers inspired by this great country of ours, from the Wild West to the flowing Shenandoah River. We will be showcasing the winner of the Kennett Symphony instrumental competition, as well as a very special appearance by one of the featured artists of the Alexander & Buono Foundation.

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