Ben Franklin’s Fiddle

Date & Time

Thursday, June 22, 2023 7:00 pm
Saturday, June 24, 2023 7:00 pm


Min-Young Kim  concertmaster/leader


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

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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.

Program Ticket Discounts for Southwest Neighbors & ACCESS Cardholders

Visiting Bartram’s Garden is free for everyone.

Most programs, tours, and events are also free. When there is a fee for registration, a limited number of $2 tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Southwest Philadelphia neighbors as well as all ACCESS cardholders.


June 22
Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia
5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19143

June 24
Stoneleigh: a natural garden
1829 East County Line Road
Villanova, PA 19085


about 60 minutes with no intermission