Celebrate all summer long at the Hartford Symphony Orchestra’s annual Talcott Mountain Music Festival. Pack your picnic, attend with family and friends, relax under the stars, and enjoy the Hartford Symphony Orchestra under Music Director Carolyn Kuan and distinguished guest conductors. It all happens at the beautiful Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows in downtown Simsbury – the heart of the scenic Farmington Valley.

2016 Sponsors

Grass PassesSM and Table Subscriptions for the 2016 Festival are on sale now.  Single Tickets will go on sale in May 9. For information, call 860-987-5900.

Celebrate America!

Friday, July 1, 2016

Adam Kerry Boyles, conductor

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Starlets - The Women of Song

Friday, July 8, 2016

Adam Kerry Boyles, conductor

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Appalachian Spring

Friday, July 15, 2016

Carolyn Kuan, conductor

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A Tribute to Ray Charles, Motown, and Beyond

Friday, July 22, 2016

Ellis Hall, featured artist

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Faithfully - A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey

Friday, July 29, 2016

Adam Kerry Boyles, conductor

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Festival Information

Single Concert Prices
Advance Lawn*
Gate Lawn
Single Table Seat
$40 advance, $45 gate
Full Table (8 seats)
$320 advance, $360 gate
Children** – Lawn tickets
* Advance ticket sales are available until 5pm the day of the concert. Tickets purchased after 5pm are subject to the gate price.
** Age 12 and under

To Order
On-site Box Office
Simsbury Meadows, 22 Iron Horse Blvd
2016 Simsbury Box Office hours will be Thursday and Friday 11 am-7 pm. The Box Office will also be open 11 am-7 pm daily from Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1.  Tickets can be purchased at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, in advance, beginning May 9.
Lawn tickets also available at Fitzgerald’s
Foods, Simsbury beginning May 16.
All ticket sales are final. No refunds.

Charge by phone
Call 860-987-5900, 10:00am to 5:00pm, Monday – Friday

Buy Tickets

Bring a Group & Save!
Adult lawn seat tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children under 12 for groups of 10 or more. 860-987-5959 or email
All ticket sales are final. No refunds. A $10 order fee will apply. Group discount tickets not available day of concert.

Call HSO Ticket Services at 860-987-5900, Monday – Friday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Simsbury Meadows, 22 Iron Horse Blvd.,
parallel to Hopmeadow St. (Rt. 10/202),
in downtown Simsbury, CT

Concert Times
Gates open at 6:00pm for picnicking.
Friends of the Festival may enter at 5:30pm.
Concerts begin at 7:30pm

The HSO asks that you please car pool whenever possible. A limited number of parking passes for lots on site are available for purchase for each concert for $10 per vehicle. Limited free parking is available off Iron Horse Blvd. and throughout Simsbury. Convenient shuttle service is also available from Henry James Memorial Middle School, beginning at 5:30pm each evening.

Tables are Selling Fast!
For the ultimate picnic experience – and an up close view – try reserved tables directly in front of the stage, offering seating for up to eight people.

Free Family Activities
Stop by the Family Tent for fun, music-themed activities before each concert (6:00pm – 7:15pm)

Bring a Picnic… or Just an Appetite!
Choose from a large selection of food for purchase on site at a variety of concession tents. Wine, beer, soda and water will also be available for purchase at the concerts.
As an added convenience, catering will be available from Metro Bis. Detailed menus and ordering information will be mailed with tickets.