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.

HSO’s Steve Collins and Amanda Savio boogied on down to NBC Connecticut to discuss the highlights of the 2015 Talcott Mountain Music Festival with anchor Kerri-Lee Mayland.

2015 Sponsors

Grass PassesSM and Tables are available by calling 860-987-5900.
Single tickets are now on sale! Call 860-987-5900 or visit the online box office.

Celebrate America

Friday, July 3, 2015

Led by guest conductor and Simsbury High grad Eric Dudley and featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, this program will feature such patriotic favorites as “The Star Spangled Banner,” “Armed Forces Salute,” Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” and Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Plus, music of the Americas including spirituals, South American folk music, Dixieland, and more. Stay for fireworks following the concert!

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20 Seasons in Simsbury

Friday, July 10, 2015

Celebrate two decades of summer music and memories with the best of the Talcott Mountain Music Festival conducted Michael Lankester, former HSO Music Director and first-ever Talcott Mountain Music Festival conductor. Featured music will include all the fan-favorites – classical treasures, blockbuster movie soundtracks, the best of Broadway, and a few special surprises.

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Classical Night Fever

Friday, July 17, 2015

Get ready to dance to the disco hits of the 1970s – complete with bell-bottoms, big hair, wild polyester suits, and some of the coolest platform shoes this side of the Milky Way. It’s a feel-good musical extravaganza conducted by HSO Music Director Carolyn Kuan!

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The Music of Queen

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hear the distinctive sound of Queen with the added musical color of the HSO. Las Vegas star Brody Dolyniuk perfectly captures the spirit of Freddie Mercury, from “We Will Rock You” to “Somebody to Love” to “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

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Festival Information

To Order
Grass PassesSM and Tables are available by calling 860-987-5900.
Single tickets are now on sale! Call 860-987-5900 or visit the online box office.

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 groups@bushnell.org.
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!
Special dinner menus will be available for the concerts, offered by the local restaurants of the Simsbury Main Street Partnership, to bring to the Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows. As an added convenience, catering will be available from Metro Bis. Detailed menus and ordering information will be mailed with tickets. For more information or to view complete menus and pricing, please visit www.shopsimsbury.com or call 860-651-8577 or buy from vendors at the concert.