June 22, 2023

Batesville to Host the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) Performance, Fireworks Display

CONTACT: City of Batesville, Mayor’s Office
Andrea Wade,, 812-933-6100

Batesville to Host the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO) Performance, Fireworks Display

BATESVILLE, Ind., June 20, 2023 – The City of Batesville, Batesville Area Arts Council, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (ISO), will host the Star-Spangled Indianapolis Symphony on June 29, 2023.

The free event is open to the public and will feature a world-class symphony performance paired with an improved professional fireworks display. The program will include patriotic favorites and orchestra showpieces under the artistic leadership of Alfred Savia, Conductor and featuring Soloist vocalist Vanessa Thomas, a longtime vocalist for Doc Severinsen and Kansas City native. Gates open at the Gillespie Soccer Plex, 922 Delaware Road at 6:00 p.m. EST with the performance beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Road Closures
Pohlman Road, from Coonhunters Road to Delaware Road, will be closed from June 28 – June 30.

Bring your own refreshments or choose from several food options: The Hall at Knights of Columbus, Batesville Soccer Club concessions and the following food trucks, That’s a Wrap, Tacos 2Go, Ison’s Family Pizza, and PartyTime Shaved Ice. Bring your lawn chair, picnic blanket, a wagon or rolling cooler and a flashlight. Remember to bring a trash bag to keep our complex looking beautiful.

Handicap Parking/Parking
Handicap parking will be available on Gillespie drive. Event volunteers will assist with transporting guests and will provide directions to onsite parking spaces. Additional parking within walking distance available at Liberty Park and surrounding streets.

Severe Weather information
Concert cancellation due to weather will be reported via the BAAC’s Social Media sites, local radio station 103.9 WRBI’s website and social media, and at In the case of a tornado, stay low to the ground and seek shelter.

On the web: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Batesville Area Arts Council