- Performances for Young Audiences: Outside the Bachx Feb. 20 - Mar. 1, 2015
- IBERIAN SUITE: Ron Lalá Theater Company (Spain): Somewhere in Quixote Mar. 21 - 22, 2015
Upcoming Events: Performances for Young Audiences
Performances for Young Audiences: Outside the Bachx
Feb. 20 - Mar. 1, 2015 | Buy Now
NYC-based hip-hop company Full Circle Productions returns with more thrilling dance and spoken word for family audiences--this time set to classical music and awesome remixes--in this world premiere Kennedy Center co-commission. Age 8+
IBERIAN SUITE: Ron Lalá Theater Company (Spain): Somewhere in Quixote
Mar. 21 - 22, 2015 | Buy Now
While writing his comic misadventures of a "not quite right" knight, Cervantes begs his friends to act out and help finish his story. A band of actor-musicians from Madrid reveals all the magic of the Don Quixote legend in a fresh and clever way. Age 12+
NSO Family Concert: The Magic Horn
Sun., Mar. 29, 2015 | Buy Now
Join "Sahara Bob," his crate full of exotic musical instruments, and a mystical genie for Broughton's The Magic Horn, selections from Grieg's Peer Gynt suites, and "Bacchanale" from Saint-Saëns's Samson and Delilah. Age 5+
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Imagination Duo
Apr. 11 - 12, 2015 | Buy Now
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
Performances for Young Audiences: TETRISplus
Apr. 25 - 26, 2015 | Buy Now
Arch8 dance company from the Netherlands brings together two of their most physically awe-inspiring works--Tetris and No Man is an Island--to explore how we connect, communicate, cooperate, and invite others into our world. Age 7+
NSO Family Concert: Gershwin's Magic Key
Sun., Apr. 26, 2015 | Buy Now
In this world premiere program, the NSO magically weaves excerpts from more than 20 of George Gershwin's greatest hits into the story of a poor newspaper boy who has a chance encounter with the legendary American composer. Age 5+
NSO Ensemble Concert: Connections: Science & Math + Music
Sat., May 2, 2015 | Buy Now
Cellist and host Yvonne Caruthers, along with some of her NSO colleagues, team up for this fast-paced multimedia program that shows 26 ways (a full alphabet's worth!) that math and science are related to music. Age 9+
NSO Kinderclassics: Beethoven at the Ballpark!
Sat., May 9, 2015 | Buy Now
In this zany world premiere program, find out what baseball and music have in common when NSO violinist Glenn Donnellan--famous for his fiddle made out of a baseball bat--joins Washington Nationals ballpark organist Matthew Van Hoose. Age 4+
Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!
May 15 - 17, 2015 | Buy Now
Known for transforming its tap shoes into new instruments of rhythm, innovative performance company Rhythmic Circus infuses its unpredictable blend of hard-hitting tap, high-spirited humor, and finger-snapping tunes into one amazing show. Age 7+
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins and Trombones and Bears, Oh My!
May 30 - 31, 2015 | Buy Now
We can be as different as trombones and violins, and still play together in harmony! Kids and stuffed animals alike will hear the unique sounds of a garden hose, funnel horn, a grownup violin and a baby one, and trombones in three sizes! Ages 3-5.
All programs are subject to change.
Additional support for Performances for Young Audiences is provided by The Clark Charitable Foundation; Kaplan, Inc.; 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.
Major support for educational programs at the Kennedy Center is provided by
David and Alice Rubenstein through the Rubenstein Arts Access Program.
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 this program 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.