Special Event: The Classics at Brantwyn

Sunday, October 8, 2023
10:30 am

Doors Open at 11:00 am
Grand Parade Begins

Rain or shine event.

Brantwyn Estate
600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE

Brunch, Blues, and Hot Cars

The Classics at Brantwyn is a garden party event benefiting the Kennett Symphony of Chester County. This unique experience features an open bar and gourmet brunch catered by the DuPont Country Club. Held on the exquisite grounds of the Brantwyn Estate (formerly a DuPont family residence), the Classics at Brantwyn, features beautiful and historic automobiles from the early 20th century to the present and helps bring innovative, first-class programming to Chester County.

Buy tickets

Masterworks 1:
Stories of Love & Nature

Sunday, October 15, 2023 
7:30 pm

Exhibition Hall at Longwood Gardens
Michael Hall, Conductor


Glenn Buhr - Akasha (Sky)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart -Violin Concerto No.4 - Risa Hokamura - soloist


Felix Mendelssohn - The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave)
Jean Sibelius - Pelleas and Melisande

Enjoy an exploration of themes of love and nature in the beautiful surroundings of Longwood Gardens. Taking inspiration from Hindu poetry, Canadian composer Glenn Buhr wrote a lighter-than-air piece entitled Akasha; Sanskrit for Sky. Mendelssohn was inspired by the rugged islands off Scotland’s coast to write the Hebrides, whereas Sibelius captured in music the tragic love story of Pelleas and Melisande.

Buy tickets

Reimagined Concert Experience

Sunday, November 5, 2023
3:00 PM

Grand Ballroom, Mendenhall Inn
Kennett Square, PA

Michael Hall, Conductor


Ludwig Van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral)

We invite you to immerse yourself in the world of classical music like never before at our Reimagined Concert Experience! Seated in the round, with options for food and drink, our casual setting encourages an open and friendly atmosphere. Hosted by Music Director Michael Hall, enjoy the perfect marriage of music and visuals as multimedia projections bring the music to life with informative, captivating imagery. Perfect for first-time attendees, as well as patrons who would like a renewed appreciation for the timeless beauty of classical music.

Buy tickets

Masterworks 2:
Cultural Resonance

Sunday, March 17, 2024
3:00 PM

Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, West Chester University, 817 S. High Street, West Chester, PA 19383
Michael Hall, Conductor


Charles Ives - Unanswered Question
Florence B. Price- Piano Concerto in one movement - Maxim Lando - soloist


Antonin Dvorak- Symphony No. 8

Living in the early 20th century, the music of African American composer Florence B. Price is an important rediscovery in classical music today. This is paired with another distinctive American voice Charles Ives and his enigmatic ‘Unanswered Question.” Then we hear Dvorak’s 8th Symphony, a composer, who also was committed to the music of his native country.


Buy tickets

Family Concert

Sunday, April 14, 2024 • 2 pm

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


Dan Brown- Wild Symphony

Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and his musical friends! You’ll meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles, and graceful swans. Each has a special secret to share.

Written by Dan Brown, author of The Davinci Code, this is an ideal concert for the entire family and a fun, engaging way to learn about the instruments of the orchestra and the animals in the animal kingdom.

Buy tickets

Masterworks 3:
Symphony Under the Stars - Halls of Magic

Sunday, June 23, 2024, 7:30pm

Open Air Theatre, Longwood Gardens
Kennett Square, PA
Michael Hall, Conductor


Tchaikovsky -Capriccio Italien 
- Masquerade Waltz  
- Flight of the Bumblebee  
- Selections from Schindler’s List  
- Vocalise 
Rimsky Korsakov
- Russian Easter Overture  
- Dance of the Comedians  

Get ready to take in the sights of Longwood Gardens and the sounds of the Kennett Symphony.
Waltzes and Galops abound as we present a collection of beloved light classical pieces including the sunny and delightful Capriccio Italien, the mercurial Flight of the Bumblebee, the heartfelt Vocalise as well as music from John William’s score to Schindler’s List.

Buy tickets

Credit Card Merchant Services


Enter the appropriate coupon code for available discounts.
For additional information contact the Box Office:



Enter Coupon Code Here: