2018 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Series
For sixty-five years, Washington Memorial Chapel has presented the world’s finest carillonneurs. This magnificent music in the pastoral setting of Valley Forge National Historical Park continues to be a source of great enjoyment and inspiration for area residents and visitors from all over the world.
Our annual July-August Wednesday evening concerts feature performers from Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands and the USA. As always, we welcome some carillonneurs new to Valley Forge, as well as welcoming back returning favorites. And the ever popular Irish Thunder Pipes & Drums performs again on August 8th. We are happy to announce that Frank DellaPenna will present the CAST IN BRONZE traveling carillon show for the August 15th concert. Unique and very popular, CAST IN BRONZE has not appeared at the Chapel since the summer of 2002. All Wednesday evening concerts are played rain or shine.
This year the Chapel will continue our Sunday Afternoon Carillon Playings in the Spring and Fall. Each Sunday in April, May, June, September, October, and November, 20-minute concerts will be performed live at 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m., weather permitting.