Enjoy an evening of music and arts at the 38th Annual Giralda Farms Music & Arts Festival. This outdoor concert will feature the New Jersey Symphony with a pre-show performance by Chico Alvarez & the Palomonte Afro-Cuban Big Band — all on the beautiful lawns of Giralda Farms. Symphony Concert starts at 6PM; pre-show performance starts at 4:30PM.
Gates open early at 4PM for picnics and activities, including an art show/sale, the Montclair Art Museum Art Truck, OMG Bubbles and food trucks including: Señor Tacos, Aroy-D the Thai Elephant and NJ Delicious Vintage Ice Cream!
Prizes will be awarded for the most inventive picnics, and a 50/50 raffle for generous cash prizes supports our scholarship program.
This outdoor program features Sousa’s ode to his time in New Jersey in “The Atlantic City Pageant March” and so much more. An inspiring performance by Timothy Shi, winner of the New Jersey Symphony Youth Orchestra’s Henry Lewis Concerto Competition, rounds out this concert of favorites the whole family will love.
The NJ Symphony program includes:
Francis Scott Key/Damrosch | Star Spangled Banner
Rossini | Overture to The Barber of Seville
Florence Price | “Juba Dance” from Symphony No. 1 in E Minor
Suppé | Poet and Peasant: Overture
Mozart | Allegro from Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
INTERMISSION - The 50/50 raffle and picnic contest winners will be announced here.
Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II/arr. Robert Russell Bennett | The Sound of Music: Selection for Orchestra
J. Strauss Jr. | Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214
John Philip Sousa | “The Atlantic City Pageant”
Arturo Márquez | Danzón No. 2
Robert W. Lowden | Armed Forces Salute
John Philip Sousa/McAlister | The Stars & Stripes Forever
In case of inclement weather the Festival will be held on the same date and time, but will be relocated to Mennen Arena. Please check Morris Arts website after 12PM on June 26th for the most up to date information.
Partner Sponsor: AM Higley
Giralda Property Sponsors: Open Spaces Management Association Inc., GRC Management Corp., Lincoln Equities LLC, Giralda Farms RE LLC, Linque Management Company, Inc., American Realty Capital, 1 Giralda Farms LLC, Onyx Management Group LLC, Fazio Farms LLC, 7 Giralda Venture LLC, Bergman Real Estate Group, Atlantic Health System, AHS Hospital Corp., Borough of Madison, County of Morris, Morris County Park Commission, and the Township of Chatham, the owners, affiliates, officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, and subsidiary companies.
Community Sponsors: The Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, MetLife, Morris County Park Commission, Morris County Economic Development Corporation, Township of Chatham, County of Morris