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Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Narrated by a NASA Astronaut 

Join this intergalactic experience featuring musical selections from Star Wars, Also sprach Zarathustra, The Planets and more. The program also highlights images from outer space with a NASA astronaut as narrator.

Prior to the concert, join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures including face painting, crafts and more!

Family
Symphony Space-tacular: Star Wars & Beyond!

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
FLY Dance Company

Show-stopping hip-hop dancers join the BSO for this fun-filled holiday concert. Riffing off of Duke Ellington's reimagining of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, jazz composer Paul Murtha has created a Swingin' Nutcracker that the whole family will love!

Prior to the concert, join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and education music adventures including face painting, crafts and more!

Holiday, Family
A Swingin' Nutcracker!

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Magic Circle Mime Company

The BSO musicians must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians become the characters as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids on the edge of their seats.

Prior to the concert, join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures including face painting, crafts and more!

Family
Peter and the Wolf

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Becky Mossing, narrator
Joe Wos, illustrator

Take a musical journey around the orchestra and learn about the different instrument sounds, from the distinctive trumpets in the William Tell Overture to the beautiful melodies in Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra shines the spotlight on the instruments of the orchestra, enhanced by illustrations created on-the-spot during the performance.

Prior to the concert, join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures. Activities may include arts and crafts, an instrument petting zoo, performances by BSYO and OrchKids, face painting and more!

Family
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

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JUNE 2013
  • Strathmore
  • Meyerhoff
  • Other