The Century Garden —2006

The Kennett Symphony performed the world premiere of The Century Garden, a commissioned work by Robert Maggio choreographed to dancing fountains, in recognition of the 100th birthday of the founding of Longwood Gardens by Pierre DuPont.

Program Notes

The Century Garden was commissioned by Longwood Gardens Inc. in honor of its Centennial Year and was performed by the Kennett Symphony of Chester County and choreographed to Longwood Gardens dancing fountains to commemorate the one hundred year anniversary of Pierre Samuel du Pont’s purchase of the property to save the trees.


I. Trees

II. Flowers

III. Fountains