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Family Musical Mornings 2017-18


Overview

Fun and fascinating 45-minute concerts designed especially for children 5-11. Enjoy family fun time together while enhancing your child's (or grandchild's) love of music.

Join in the fun at the interactive Musical Carnival, where kids can test drive a musical instrument, meet the performers, and enjoy musical arts and crafts activities themed to the morning's concert. Activities begin at 9 a.m. for 10 a.m. concertgoers and 12:15 p.m. for 11:30 a.m. concertgoers.

This series consists of 5 performances.


Halloween Goes Hollywood

Halloween Goes Hollywood

October 21, 2017

The 13th Annual Despicable Villains’ Choice Awards. Celebrate Halloween with a concert featuring such frightfully fun film music as “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars,” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Don’t forget to wear your costume — dress as your favorite despicable villain!


Nutcracker for Kids!

Nutcracker for Kids!

December 2, 2017

Visions of sugarplums and beautiful ballerinas will dance in your head after seeing Tchaikovsky’s delightful Christmas ballet, performed in a condensed version created just for kids. This annual favorite finishes with a grand finale sing-along and a jolly visit from Santa himself!


Fledermaus: The Bat-Man's Revenge - Opera for Kids!

Fledermaus: The Bat-Man's Revenge - Opera for Kids!

February 3, 2018

Pranks and tricks abound at the annual SuperHeroes’ masked costume ball! And who is this mysterious Bat-Man, the biggest prankster of them all? This lighthearted comic operetta — written by the “Waltz King” Johann Strauss, Jr. — sparkles with fun and lively music and features talented opera singers from Chapman University.


Video Game Odyssey

Video Game Odyssey

March 17, 2018

Two kids — just like you! — find themselves transported inside their favorite video game. Escape with them to a magical world with music from your favorite video games and with our special guests, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra, playing side-by-side with the incredible musicians of Pacific Symphony!


Cirque for Kids!

Cirque for Kids!

April 7, 2018

Symphony plus circus equals a spectacular show, created especially for kids! The world's greatest circus artists from Cirque de la Symphonie will dazzle and delight in this first-ever Family series concert appearance. Experience a jaw-dropping fusion of fliers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers and strongmen who perform their cirque acts while Pacific Symphony provides a soundtrack of classical masterpieces and contemporary favorites.