Upcoming Events: Young Audiences
NSO Kinderclassics: Presto! The Case of the Vanishing Viola
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Oh no, a musician's viola has been stolen! Could the culprit be the magician next door? With the guidance of Presto!--a talented string trio--you get to follow the clues to help our detective crack the case! Age 4+
NSO Ensemble Concert: Connections: Music Matters
Sun., Jan. 19, 2014
What do earthquakes, sports cars, and memories have in common? Music! This new multimedia program with NSO members takes you deep into the world of music and illustrates why music matters--and how it makes you smarter! Age 9+
NSO Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf
Sun., Feb. 23, 2014
Prokofiev's timeless musical tale of boy vs. wolf comes roaring to life with the NSO and a vaudeville-inspired performance by actor Michael Boudewyns from theater ensemble Really Inventive Stuff. Age 5+
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Imagination Duo
Mar. 8 - 9, 2014
Join husband-and-wife violin duo--Glenn Donnellan of the NSO and Jan Chong--as they use stories, sound effects, children's songs, and gems from the classical repertoire to make your imagination come alive! Age 3–5
NSO Kinderclassics: Bears, Bears Everywhere!
Sat., May 3, 2014
Back by popular demand! It's a big bear world out there, and every sort of bear has its own look and growl. This concert takes a peek at these adorable creatures and the sounds of their homelands--music that's as unique as they are. Age 4+
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Two Divas and a Bear!
May 11 - 24, 2014
What happens when you bring together a concert violinist, an opera singer, and everyone's favorite stuffed animal? You get Two Divas and a Bear! Explore the human voice with NSO violinist Marissa Regni and soprano Kari Paludan. Age 3–5
NSO Family Concert: Mozart's Magnificent Voyage
Sun., Jun. 1, 2014
Mozart's young son Karl longs to leave boarding school and spend more time with his famous father. When he stumbles upon a magic traveling trunk, his wish comes unexpectedly true as he's swept back in time to Mozart's childhood! Age 5+
All programs are subject to change.
David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO.
Performances for Young Audiences is made possible by
The Macy's Foundation and Washington Gas are the proud sponsors of the NSO Family Concerts.
Additional support for the NSO Family Concerts is provided by the Women's Committee for the National Symphony Orchestra.
Additional support for Performances for Young Audiences is provided by Adobe Foundation,
and by a major gift to the fund from the late Carolyn E. Agger, widow of Abe Fortas.
Education and related artistic programs are made possible through the generosity of the
National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
The content of these programs may have been developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and does not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education. You should not assume endorsement by the federal government.