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Family Concerts

 

Family Concerts are part of the Curtis Community Engagement Program, which shares classical music with young people and others in the community who may not otherwise have access to it. Curtis students also provide interactive educational presentations for area schools, hospitals, senior centers, and community venues and coach young musicians around the world as part of Curtis On Tour and other programs.

 

2016-17 Season

The Story of Babar, music by Francis Poulenc, arranged by Darin Kelly

Gould Rehearsal Hall
1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

November 13 at 12 and 2 p.m.

Tailored to kids ages 5 to 12, but captivating for listeners of all ages, the immensely popular Family Concert series puts well-known stories to music, bringing to life Babar the Elephant in the 2016–17 season. The Story of Babar is a collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Children's book author Zachariah Ohara will create live drawings during the performance to create a fun, interactive, accessible experience for the audience. Children attend free of charge. Join the fun and spark a child’s lifelong interest in music!

Ticket information
Single tickets: Adults: $10; children under 12: free sold by the Curtis Patron Services Office, Curtis.edu/tickets or (215) 893-7902

 

Snow White with the Pennsylvania Ballet II

Gould Rehearsal Hall
1616 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pa.

March 26 at 12 and 2 p.m.

Tailored to kids ages 5 to 12 but captivating for listeners of all ages, the immensely popular Curtis Family Concerts bring music alive for the entire family. Experience the tale of Snow White as she runs away from the evil queen and finds solace with seven friendly dwarfs. Watch as the witch convinces her to bite the poisoned apple and witness the magic of true love's kiss. This one-hour ballet choreographed by Samantha Dunster, Assistant Director of Pennsylvania Ballet, with an original score by Kermit Poling performed by Curtis musicians brings this classic story to life.

Ticket information
Single tickets: Adults: $10; children under 12: free sold by the Curtis Patron Services Office, Curtis.edu/tickets or (215) 893-7902

 
 

AUDIENCE TIPS

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