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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 4 performances.


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.