Talcott Mountain Music Festival: Celebrate America


Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s 2015 Talcott Mountain Music Festival continues July 3 with Celebrate America


The Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s Talcott Mountain Music Festival will Celebrate America with music and fireworks on Friday, July 3, 2015 at 7:30pm at the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows. Led by guest conductor and former Simsbury High School student Eric Dudley and featuring the vocal forces of the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, this program will feature such patriotic favorites as The Star Spangled Banner, Armed Forces Salute, Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, plus music of the Americas including spirituals, South American folk music, Dixieland, and more. Fireworks will take place after the concert. Rain date is Saturday, July 4.

The 2015 Talcott Mountain Music Festival continues through July 24. Concerts include:

Celebrate America: July 3

20 Seasons in Simsbury: July 1

Classical Night Fever: July 17

The Music of Queen: July 24

Ticket Information: Subscriptions to the 2015 Talcott Mountain Music Festival range in price from $100-$1420; Advance single lawn tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Adult single lawn tickets are $25 at the gate. For more ticketing information, please contact Hartford Symphony Orchestra ticket services at 860-987-5900 or visit www.hartfordsymphony.org.

Additional Information: Gates open at 6pm for all Talcott Mountain Music Festival concerts. Open to all ticket holders, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra Education Tent is open from 6pm to 7:15pm; families can enjoy free activities such as music-themed games and crafts, the “Instrument Zoo,” and youth performances. In the case of severe weather, this concert will be performed the following night (Saturday, July 4) at the same time.

Subscribers can comment below before Wednesday at 5pm to be entered into a drawing to win a family-four pack of tickets (lawn tickets). Parking not included.


59 thoughts on “Talcott Mountain Music Festival: Celebrate America

  1. Julie Padin July 1, 2015 / 3:57 pm

    Looks like a fun concert!

  2. Rachel July 1, 2015 / 5:32 pm

    Sounds like fun!

  3. Roberta Rella July 1, 2015 / 9:01 pm

    Would love to be able to take rhe boys
    Talins has played cello since 1st grade now going into 9th at SHS orchestra and Tyrus sax sunce 4th grade continuing with the SHS Band
    We cant afford to go this year, but was rhinking of hanging out by the venue!
    I love the boys seeing how beautiful the symphony is!! We’ve gone in the past and so enjoyed it!!!
    We would be blessed if we were chosen
    Happy 4th

  4. Nancy Taylor July 1, 2015 / 10:10 pm

    My husband and I would LOVE to go. Between caring for a 13 year old w special needs, an 89 year old father and a 20 year old cat we adopted there’s not a lot of time for us to relax! Would give our right arm for a wonderful (and free) night out. Thanks so much for considering us. And great site!

  5. Mary July 1, 2015 / 10:41 pm

    Would be so much fun!

  6. Arlene Rande July 2, 2015 / 1:40 am

    Sounds great!

  7. patty lepak July 2, 2015 / 10:58 am

    A family of musicians, would love ve to be able to take the lead ds actually inside the event!

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