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Orchestra in the Garden – Ben Franklin’s Fiddle

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Transport yourself back in time with our garden concert, celebrating the rich musical heritage of early America. Experience the convergence of Baroque elegance and intricate ornamentation, along with the dancing melodies of fiddle music that formed part of the foundation of America’s musical identity. Immerse yourself in the sounds of the past as we take you on a journey through the musical history of our nation in a setting that perfectly captures the essence of the era.


Biber – Battalia
O’Connor – Emily’s Reel
Telemann – Overture to Les Nations anciens et modernes
Montgomery – Strum
Geminiani – Concerto grosso no.12, D minor, after Corelli
O’Connor – Appalachia Waltz
Rameau – Forêts paisibles from Les Indes Galantes

Seating Options:

  • Premium – Enjoy the best seats, VIP parking on-site at Stoneleigh.
  • General – Chairs are provided in the area in front of the players. Parking will be available at the Villanova Law School parking lot.
  • Lawn – Bring a blanket and picnic from home for our most affordable option. Parking will be available at the Villanova Law School parking lot.

These performances are rain or shine.

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June 24
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
1829 East County Line Road
Villanova, PA 19085 United States
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