Gala Concert

The 14th annual Gala Concert, presented by the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture and produced by the Italian Festival, will feature a wide selection of celebrated artists, talented musicians, and stirring works. The concert will start at 3:00PM on Sunday, June 12th, in St. Anthony of Padua Church. The 2016 Gala will feature a number of accomplished musicians from Delaware and the region. Simeone Tartaglione return as Artistic Director and Conductor, and will also serve as Artistic Director & Conductor. Educated at the most prestigious musical institutes in Italy, Simeone serves as Music Director of the Newark Symphony Orchestra and the Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra (DYSO), and as the Conductor of The Catholic University of America’s University Symphony Orchestra. He is also the Orchestral Department head at The Music School of Delaware.


Featured selections and artists include:

Music by Respighi, Verdi featuring Aida’s Marcia Trionfale and Ballo in Maschera with dancers from First State Ballet and Wilmington Ballet introducing the Sfilata dei Fiori (Procession of Flowers)

Delaware Youth Symphony Orchestra

Italian Festival Orchestra and Chorus

Violin Solo by Alessandra Cuffaro

Organ Solo by Louis Perazza

2017 Dates & Times

Sunday, 6/11: 2-10:30PM
Monday-Friday, 6/12-6/16: 5:30-10:30PM
Saturday, 6/17: 2-10:30PM
Sunday, 6/18: 2-8:30PM

2017 Admission Pricing

Admission Pricing:
Ages 14-61: $5/day
Under age 14: FREE (when accompanied by parent/guardian 18 or older)
Over age 61: FREE

8-Day Passes: Available for $12 pre-Festival & for $15 on-site

Visa/MasterCard/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

2017 Midway Ride Pricing-TBD

2016 Midway Ride Pricing
2 tickets for $3
24 tickets for $25
54 tickets for $50

Cash/Visa/MC/Discover/Festival Gift Card accepted

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