Vermont Philharmonic Pops Concert
Summer in Central Vermont would not be complete without the Vermont Philharmonic Pops Concert at Moose Meadow. Bring your loved ones and a picnic and enjoy the light classical music plus the best of Broadway and cinema.
Tickets will be available onsite and online at www.vermontphilharmonic.com.
On Sunday, August 11th, the Vermont Philharmonic, will present its annual outdoor Summer Pops Concert at Moose Meadow Lodge in Duxbury. This year’s performance will consist of classic hits from Broadway and musical film with special guest artist, Amy London. Tickets are available at the gate or online: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the Thatcher Brook Primary School in Waterbury. For more information, see the Philharmonic’s website at www.vermontphilharmonic.com.
Amy London, a jazz singer and educator, has appeared on Broadway (City of Angels) and in the vocal group The Royal Bopsters. Amy will sing Nelson Riddle arrangements of “Day In, Day Out”, “You Make Me Feel So Young”, and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”
The Orchestra will entertain the audience with songs from musicals (Les Miserables, South Pacific), films (Frozen, Mary Poppins, Schindler’s List), and other favorites – Baby Shark, Bohemian Rhapsody, and of course, The Stars and Stripes Forever.
The Meadow opens for picnicking at 3:00 pm, and the concert starts at 4:00 pm. Parking at Moose Meadow Lodge is limited, so carpooling is recommended. This annual performance has become very popular over the years, so early arrival is recommended in order to find your spot.
Currently celebrating its 60th Anniversary, the Vermont Philharmonic is composed of professional and talented amateur musicians from throughout Vermont. It is Vermont’s oldest community orchestra, founded in 1959 by Jon Borowicz, emeritus professor of music at Norwich University. Since 1993, the Philharmonic’s home base has been the Barre Opera House. Lou Kosma has been the Music Director of the Philharmonic since 1999.