VSO concert to celebrate French America

A special VSO concert, "The Lake Effect", will pay tribute to America's French heritage with Gershwin's "An American in Paris" and a program both Gallic and aquatic: an overture by Berlioz, a medley from Les Miserables, Sousa's Hands Across the Sea March, Handel's Water Music, and show tunes from South Pacific.

The program ends with the "1812 Overture", traditional Sousa marches and fireworks. Concessions will offer food. Sponsored by the Henry Sheldon Museum.

The concert will be held Thursday, June 25, 7:30 p.m.. Pre-concert Performance at 6 p.m. by the Vergennes Union High School Commodore Singers. The evvnt will be located at Middlebury College, behind the Center for the Arts, Route 30, Middlebury. Tickets may be purchased at the Henry Sheldon Museum, 1 Park St., Middlebury, or by calling 388-2117.

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