HSO Talcott Mountain Music Festival to Close Season with Tribute to The Rolling Stones July 26

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SIMSBURY, July 12, 2013 – The Hartford Symphony Orchestra will close the 2013 Talcott Mountain Music Festival with The Rolling Stones Tribute: 50 Years of Satisfaction on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at  the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows.  Led by Guest Conductor and arranger Brent Havens and featuring lead vocalist Brody Dolyniuk, the HSO will play a  program of the Rolling Stones’ biggest hits, including Satisfaction, Gimme Shelter, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, You Can’t Always Get What You Want, For The Devil, Ruby Tuesday, Paint It Black, Honkey Tonk Women, Start Me Up, Brown Sugar, Angie, and more.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio; Berklee-trained arranger/conductor Brent Havens has written music for orchestras, feature films and virtually every kind of television. His TV work includes movies for networks such as ABC, CBS and ABC Family Channel Network, commercials, sports music for networks such as ESPN and even cartoons. He has worked with some of the world’s greatest orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic in London, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Houston Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the Dallas Symphony, the Fort Worth Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and countless others.

Brody Dolyniuk, renowned for his vocal impersonations, has been reshaping the casino entertainment scene by bringing a rock concert atmosphere to showrooms previously reserved for Top-40-style lounge acts. Along the way, Brody has made numerous radio and TV appearances, and earned a spot in the finals of two national singing competitions, and even self-produced several large rock production-style shows utilizing multimedia, lasers, comedy and special effects. In 2007, Brody lent his vocal talents by singing several tracks on the mega-hit video game Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, and has already done several more for the new Konami game Rock Revolution.

CALENDAR LISTING:
HARTFORD SYMPHONY TALCOTT MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL:
THE ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE: 50 YEARS OF SATISFACTION
Featuring Brent Havens, conductor & arranger; Brody Dolyniuk, vocals & guitar; Dan Clemens; bass & background vocals; Powell Randolph, drums & background vocals; George Cintron, guitar & background vocals; Bart Kuebler, keyboards & background vocals
Friday, July 26, 2013 ? 7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows

Ticket Information: Single tickets to the 2013 Talcott Mountain Music Festival range in price from $20-$45; and lawn tickets for kids 12 and under are $5. Discounts are available for tickets purchased in advance. For more ticketing information, please contact HSO ticket services at (860) 244-2999 or visit www.hartfordsymphony.org .

Additional Information: Gates open at 6:00 p.m. for all Talcott Mountain Music Festival concerts. Patron can bring in outside food and drink to all Talcott Mountain Music Festival concerts. Open to all ticket holders, the HSO Education Tent is open from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; 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 on Saturday, July 27 at the same time.

The 2013 Talcott Mountain Music Festival is presented by Hartford Hospital. The 2013 Festival Sponsor is The Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. Sinatra Under the Stars is sponsored by Classic Hotels of Connecticut. The 2013 Talcott Mountain Music Festival receives Festival Patron support from Falcetti Music, Paine’s, Inc, Seabury, The Hartford, and UBS Realty Investors; Festival Benefactor support from Chubb, Cigna, Ensign Bickford Industries, HB Group, Show Lighting, Simscroft Echo, Travelers, and Viking Fuel Oil; and Festival Friend support from 2fly wines, Bank of America, Big Y, CL&P, Dornenburg – Kallenbach Advertising, Ethel Walker School, Federman, Lally, and Remis, Fitzgerald Foods, JP Morgan Chase, Metro Bis, Motley Rice, Murphy, Laudati, Kiel, Buttler & Rattigan LLC, Robert Hensley and Associates, Simsbury Bank, The Aegis Group, Tom and Suzy Reich, and United Healthcare. The Education Tent Sponsor is sponsored by Westminster School. Fireworks are sponsored by the Town of Simsbury. Generous support for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is provided by the Greater Hartford Arts Council, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra 2012-2013 Season is sponsored by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.