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The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra key image of a group of cartoon musicians. The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra key image of a group of cartoon musicians. The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra key image of a group of cartoon musicians.

The Philadelphia Orchestra

The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Saturday
Feb 10, 2024
11:30 AM
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Family Discovery Series

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Overview

Austin Chanu Conductor
Carol Jantsch Tuba
Michael Boudewyns Narrator
Sara Valentine Narrator

Still Third movement from Symphony No. 4 (“Autochthonous”)
Kleinsinger Tubby the Tuba
Higdon “Snake River,” from All Things Majestic
Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Take a journey with Your Philadelphia Orchestra as we introduce the instruments of the orchestra through Benjamin Britten’s delightful The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra! Explore the sounds of each unique instrument in this concert perfect for young music lovers and their grownups. 

Arrive early for a FREE Plaza Event!

All City Fellow Classical Music Showcase with Teaching Artist Host Suzanne Sweeney and Pianist Mark Livshits
10–11 AM | Commonwealth Plaza

Featuring solo performances by aspiring student musicians from the region and music appreciation lessons by a seasoned teaching artist, this classical music showcase promises to inform, inspire, and ignite the imaginations of the youngest classical music concertgoers. Plus, enjoy a musical instrument coloring station and Instrument Petting Zoo!

In partnership with the School District of Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra. All student performers are part of the Philadelphia Orchestra All City Orchestra Fellowship.

Recommended for ages 5–12. 

Family Discovery Series Sponsor

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The Philadelphia Orchestra Family Concerts are funded in part by the Zisman Family Foundation. 

 

Verizon Hall

Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

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