When little country cricket Chester mistakenly travels by picnic basket to New York City, his music is transformed forever. The world premiere retelling of George Selden's Newbery Honor book is composed and adapted by Chris Brubeck.
PYA Additional CreditingAdditional support for Performances for Young Audiences is provided in part by Adobe Foundation; The Clark Charitable Foundation; Mr. James V. Kimsey; The Macy*s Foundation; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; Park Foundation, Inc.; Paul M. Angell Family Foundation; an endowment from the Ryna and Melvin Cohen Family Foundation; U.S. Department of Education; Washington Gas; and by generous contributors to the Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, and by a major gift to the fund from the late Carolyn E. Agger, widow of Abe Fortas.
Macy's and Washington GasThe Macy's Foundation and Washington Gas are the proud sponsors of the NSO Family Concerts.
Women's CommitteeAdditional support for the NSO Family Concerts is provided by the
National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President’s Advisory Committee on the ArtsEducation and related artistic programs are made possible through the generosity of the
David RubensteinDavid and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO.
Bank of AmericaPerformances for Young Audiences is made possible by