Music in the Meadow

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Music In The Meadow

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the great outdoors and VSO’s 90th birthday with the 2024 Summer Festival Tour: Symphony of Stars!

Join the orchestra for a spectacular evening of music by Sufjan Stevens, Margaret Bonds, Vermont’s own Erik Nielsen, John Philip Sousa marches, John Williams’ E.T. score and more – plus spectacular solos from VSO’s musicians! Music Director Andrew Crust leads the ensemble featuring Principal Percussion D. Thomas Toner, Principal Clarinet Kelli O’Connor, and Principal Cello John Dunlop. Bring your picnic and relax under balmy summer skies with your Vermont Symphony Orchestra!

July 7, 2024 | 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Gates open at 5:30 pm for picnicking!


Adults $35 in advance, $40 at the gate (includes 7% VT sales tax)
Children – 6-17 – $10
Children – 5 and under – Free with adult purchase

A $3.00 per ticket fee will be added to your order.

All sales are final. No refunds. No exchanges.


Trapp Family Lodge
700 Trapp Hill Rd
Stowe, 05672

Rain site: Stowe High School 413 Barrows Rd. Stowe, VT

We encourage you to bring:

  • A picnic blanket or folding chairs
  • Sunscreen & sunglasses
  • Insect repellant
  • Water
  •  Whatever you need to comfortably enjoy the outdoors

Sun umbrellas are welcome until the start of the concert. Flashlights are also suggested to help you find your way to your car after the sun has set. Smoking, vaping, and animals (except assistance and service animals) are not allowed at the VSO show.



Andrew Crust, conductor
Francis Scott Key – The Star-Spangled Banner
Jim Stephenson – Fanfare for Democracy
George Green, arr. Cahn – Xylophonia (Dr. D. Thomas Toner, solo xylophone)
Sufjan Stevens, arr. Atkinson – Suite from “Run Rabbit, Run”
Gabriel Fauré – Élégie for Cello and Orchestra (John Dunlop, solo cello)
John Williams – ET: Adventures on Earth


Erik Nielsen – Matt’s Tune, ballad for orchestra
Frank Ticheli – Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (Kelli O’Connor, solo clarinet)
Margaret Bonds – Montgomery Variations
Morton Gould – American Salute


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2024 VSO Adult Ticket
$ 35.00
2024 VSO Children's Ticket
$ 10.00
2024 VSO Children under 5 Ticket
$ 0.00

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