CSO Concerts for Kids to Present PETER AND THE WOLF, 1/12

Related: Peter and the Wolf, Prokofiev, Columbus Symphony Orchestra

As part of the CSO's Concerts for Kids series, conductor Albert-George Schram and the Columbus Symphony, with assistance from the McCord Middle School Drama Company, will perform "Peter and the Wolf," a Prokofiev work specifically written to cultivate the musical interests of young children. This special CSO performance is musical storytelling at its best as each character is represented with a different instrument.

Children and parents are invited to come early and enjoy pre-concert activities that begin at 2pm in the Capitol Theatre lobby. Activities include:

  • See and play instruments from Music & Arts Centers and The Loft Violin Shop
  • Conduct with CSO principal cellist Luis Biava
  • Harp "Petting Zoo" courtesy of the studio of CSO harpist Jude Mollenhauer
  • Sing Along and Dance Along with Joanie Calem
  • Instruments and musical fun with WeJoySing
  • Crafts with the Columbus Museum of Art
  • Musical tattoos
  • Meet the CSO musicians
  • Meet Mr. Sunny from Sunny 95

The Columbus Symphony's Concerts for Kids presents Peter and the Wolf at the Capitol Theatre (77 S. High St.) on Sunday, January 12, at 3pm. Recommended for ages 3-10, the concert will last approximately one hour. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children, and can be purchased at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), all Ticketmaster outlets, and www.ticketmaster.com. To purchase tickets by phone, call (614) 228-8600 or (800) 745-3000.

The complete program includes:

HELLMESBERGER

Danse Diabolique in D Minor

Frost, arr.

The More We Get Together

HARDIMAN / Moore

Music from "The Lord of the Dance"

Frost, arr.

John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt

MENDELSSOHN

Saltarello: Presto from Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 ("Italian")

Hermann, arr.

"She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain" from Farmyard Frolic

PROKOFIEV

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67, featuring McCord Drama Company, McCord Middle School, Worthington

Frost, arr.

Clap Your Hands

SOUSA

The Thunderer

Founded in 1951, the Columbus Symphony is the longest-running, professional symphony in central Ohio. Through an array of innovative artistic, educational, and community outreach programming, the Columbus Symphony is reaching an expanding, more diverse audience each year. This season, the Columbus Symphony will share classical music with more than 175,000 people in central Ohio through concerts, radio broadcasts, and special programming. For more information, visit www.columbussymphony.com.




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