Break out the Aqua Net! The final show in the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s 2018 Talcott Mountain Music Festival, REWIND: Celebrating the Music of the 80s, is on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center in Simsbury, CT. Rain date is Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. This concert will be conducted by HSO Assistant Conductor Adam Boyles. Visit hartfordsymphony.org for tickets and information.
REWIND: Celebrating the Music of the 80s will take audiences back in time on a fun-filled musical journey of hits from the decade when parachute pants were cool and big hair was in style. Backed by a rock band and fabulous vocalists, your HSO will bring you music by artists like Wham, U2, INXS, Kool and the Gang, REM, Billy Joel – and much more! Featuring vocalists Christine LaFond and Benjamin Caron, drummer Marc Slutsky, bassist Andrew Perusi, guitarist Joe Augello, and Walter Tolentino on keyboard.
Rain date for this event is Saturday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s Talcott Mountain Music Festival
REWIND: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF THE 80’S
Friday, July 27, 2018 / 7:30 p.m.
Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center
Ticket Information: Advance single lawn tickets are $25 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Adult single lawn tickets are $30 at the gate. Table and GrassPass subscriptions range in price from $125-$1420. For more information, visit www.hartfordsymphony.org or call 860-987-5900.
Additional Information: Gates open at 6 p.m. for all Talcott Mountain Music Festival concerts. Open to all ticket holders, the Family Fun Zone 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 Petting Zoo, and youth performances. In the case of severe weather, this concert will be performed the following night (Saturday, July 28) at the same time.
About Hartford Symphony Orchestra
The mission of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is to enrich lives and community through great music. Marking its 74th season in 2017-2018, the HSO is Connecticut’s premier musical organization, the second largest orchestra in New England, and widely recognized as one of America’s leading regional orchestras. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra named Carolyn Kuan as its tenth music director in January 2011; she is the first woman and youngest person to hold this title. The HSO captivates and inspires audiences of all ages by presenting more than 100 concerts annually, including the Masterworks Series, POPS! Series, Sunday Serenades, Discovery Concerts, Symphony in Schools, Musical Dialogues, the Talcott Mountain Music Festival, and more. The HSO aims to deliver uniquely powerful and emotional experiences that lift and transform the spirit, and to give back and help create vibrant communities in the Greater Hartford area.
Sponsors of the 2018 Talcott Mountain Music Festival: Festival Presenting Benefactor the Richard P. Garmany Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Celebrate America concert sponsor Citizens Bank, and the following: Ana’s Kitchen, Barnes Group, Inc., JP Morgan Chase, Classic Hotels of Connecticut, Educational Playcare, Ensign-Bickford, Dornenburg Kallenbach Advertising, Eversource, Falcetti Music, Federman, Lally & Remis, Fitzgerald’s Foods, Hartford HealthCare, Harvest Café, Hoffman Auto Group, Kane’s Market, McLean, Metro Bis, Motley Rice, Paine’s Inc., Popover Bistro, Robinson & Cole, Seabury Active Life Plan Community, Simcroft-Echo Farms, Simsbury Bank, Show Lighting Corp., St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Stanley Black & Decker, TD Bank, UBS, United Healthcare, University of Hartford Barney School of Business, Viking Fuel Oil Company, Webster Bank, and Wells Fargo. Generous support for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is provided by the Greater Hartford Arts Council, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, and the Connecticut Office of Tourism. Sponsors listed as of June 27.