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Upcoming Events: Performances for Young Audiences

2014-2015 Season

  • 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.