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13th Annual Symphony Under the Stars Free Family Concert
June 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, June 1st, 2019 8pm-10pm
Celebrating its 13th year making music accessible to everyone!
The Cook Foundation presents the Symphony under the Stars FREE Family Concert. The concert will be given by the Virginia Symphony orchestra. Touted as one of the most anticipated events of the year in the community, it is expected to draw over 2,000 people to the Gloucester Village for an evening of great food and music.
2019 Conductor, Gonzalo Farias – An engaging orchestral conductor, award-winning pianist and passionate educator, Gonzalo Farias, has been recently appointed Assistant Conductor of the Virginia Symphony. Under the guidance of JoAnn Falleta, Mr. Farias’ ambition is to establish music-making as a way of rethinking our place in society by cultivating respect, trust, and cooperation among all people in the community.
The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Dine on Main Street before the concert and receive 10% off at Bangkok Noi, LuLu Birds Kitchen, Olivia’s in the Village, Patriots Grille and Sweet Tooth Café & Bakery. Picnics are welcome and Gumbeau’s Food Truck will be on site.
Road closures will be in effect on Main Street between Belroi Rd. (at Church of St. Therese) and Newington Baptist Church between the hours of 6:30PM and 10:00PM to facilitate the concert. General parking will be available along Main Street, in the back lots of Newington Baptist Church and in Gloucester County Government parking lots. Special needs parking will be available at Newington Baptist Church & Church of St. Therese by permit only.