HSO Announces New Concert “The Music of The Who” July 18; Concert to Replace Originally Scheduled “Music of Queen”
SIMSBURY, April 9, 2014- Single tickets for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s 2014 Talcott Mountain Music Festival, scheduled for June 27 through July 25 at the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows in Simsbury, Connecticut, will be available for sale beginning Monday, April 14.
Programming update: The HSO will present the “Music of The Who” on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring guest vocalist Brody Dolyniuk, back by popular demand after his performance of Music by the Rolling Stones last summer, this concert will include such hits as “Baba O’Riley,” “Pinball Wizard” and other music from Tommy, “My Generation,” and more. This program will replace the previously scheduled concert called “The Music of Queen.”
2014 TALCOTT MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Carolyn Kuan, Music Director
June 27 – July 25, 2014
The Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows
Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:30pm
Rain Date: Saturday, June 28, 7:30pm
Carolyn Kuan, conductor
Robert Blocker, piano
Suzanne Lis, soprano
Barbara Hopkins, flute
CELEBRATE AMERICA – The Annual Red, White & Blue Tradition
Thursday, July 3, 2014, 7:30pm
Rain Date: Friday, July 4, 7:30pm
Fireworks after the concert
Eric Dudley, conductor
Friday, July 11, 2014, 7:30pm
Rain Date: Saturday, July 12, 7:30pm
Featuring music from Hairspray, Wicked, Lion King, Dreamgirls and More.
Morgan James, Capathia Jenkins, and Rob Evan, guest vocalists
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Concert Sponsored by Hartford Healthcare
THE MUSIC OF THE WHO
Friday, July 18, 2014, 7:30pm
Rain Date: Saturday, July 19, 7:30pm
Brody Dolyniuk, guest vocalist
ELLA FITZGERALD & LOUIS ARMSTRONG: A Musical Tribute
Friday, July 25, 2014, 7:30pm
Rain Date: Saturday, July 26, 7:30pm
Byron Stripling, trumpet and vocals
Marva Hicks, vocals
Benjamin Rous, conductor
Concert sponsored by Classic Hotels of Connecticut
Additional conductors and guests artists will be announced. Visit www.hartfordsymphony.org for further details.
Open to all ticket holders, the HSO Family Activity 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.
Education Tent sponsored by Renbrook School
FRIENDS OF THE FESTIVAL
The HSO offers a tax-deductible donation program unique to the Talcott Mountain Music Festival that supports the charitable efforts of the HSO in the community and, through a $100 or $150 donation, gives special benefits at the Talcott Mountain Music Festival, including early entry onto the field, discounts at the HSO Boutique, and more. For more information, call 860.760.7326.
Ticket Prices starting April 14, 2014:
Grass Passes may be used in any combination for any concerts in the 2014 Talcott Mountain Music Festival; attendees may bring Grass Passes straight to the gate for admission.
Adult Grass Pass: 10 adult lawn tickets are $200 (save $50 off gate prices)
Adult Half Grass Pass: 5 adult lawn tickets are $100 (save $25 off gate prices)
Child Grass Pass: 10 child (age 12 and under) lawn tickets for $50
Family Pack: 12 lawn tickets (6 adult and 6 child tickets) for $150
Tables for eight people are located right in front of the stage.
Single Table Seats: 5-Concert Subscription for $190 (save $35 off gate prices)
Full Table: 5-Concert Table Subscription, 8 seats per table for $1,420 (save $380 off gate prices)
SINGLE TICKETS (on sale Monday, April 14, 2014):
Adult Lawn: $20 ($25 if purchased at the gate)
Child Lawn (12 & under): $5
Single Table Seat: $40 advance ($45 if purchased at the gate)
Full Table (8 Seats): $320 advance ($360 if purchased at the gate)
All prices include $3.50 per adult ticket and $1.00 per child ticket fee paid to the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows. All dates, programs and artists are subject to change.
Parking passes are available for purchase from the Hartford Symphony Box Office. The cost is $10 per car per concert. The pass can be used for Lots C and D, which are located behind the stage and can be accessed on Iron Horse Boulevard. For more information, please call HSO Ticket Services at (860)244-2999.
The 2014 Talcott Mountain Music Festival Sponsors are Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and Saint Francis Care. Additional sponsors for the 2014 Talcott Mountain Music Festival include Classic Hotels of Connecticut, Hartford Healthcare, Paine’s, Seabury, UBS, Cigna, Ensign-Bickford Industries, Viking Fuel Oil Company, The Hartford, Renbrook School, The Master’s School, Big Y, CL&P, J.P. Morgan Chase, Simsbury Bank, Falcetti Music, Ethel Walker School, MLKB&R, DK Advertising, Fitzgerald’s Foods, Metro Bis Federman Lally & Remis, Robinson & Cole and Tom & Suzy Reich. 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. Sponsors listed as of April 7, 2014.