Little Orchestra Society Presents BABES IN TOYLAND and PETER AND THE WOLF Concerts, Dec 2012
The Little Orchestra Society will present two great December 2012 concerts, beginning with Happy Concerts' BABES IN TOYLAND (recommended for ages 6-12), with guest conductor James Judd today, December 8, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in Manhattan.
A cast of eighteen singing and dancing toys… a loveable Toymaker and his young apprentice… a dastardly team of entrepreneurial villains… and an army of more than one hundred toy soldiers! The Little Orchestra Society presents a rollicking update of Victor Herbert’s 1903 holiday extravaganza, BABES IN TOYLAND. An array of beloved characters performs March of the Toys, Toyland and other favorite tunes. Take a trip to Toyland for the holidays!
Performances are at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall (65th Street and Broadway). Single tickets: $15, $25, $45, $55; 3-concert series from $45 or $135; available by calling 212/971-9500, at littleorchestra.org, at the Avery Fisher Hall box office and by calling CenterCharge at 212/721-6500.
Lolli-Pops Concerts (recommended for ages 3-5) will present PETER AND THE WOLF with guest conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. and Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. at the Kate Playhouse at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue on 68th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues).
A new spin on a classic tale! The Lolli-Pops gang lifts Peter’s adventure right off the page, as children and adults will see and hear how musical themes evoke characters, and how the orchestra tells a story.
Tickets: $15 (rear balcony/rear orchestra) or $45 (front balcony/front orchestra); available by calling 212/971-9500 or at littleorchestra.org or call The Kaye Playhouse box office at 212/772-4448.
Photos by Catrina Genovese and Noah Stern Weber.