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2013-2014 Young People's Family Concerts

YPFC performances last approximately 70 minutes; 
recommended for children ages 6 & up.

 

Saturday, May 10 @ 11 am

The Magical Life of Mozart

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Teddy Abrams, conductor

Did you know Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote his first symphony at the age of 8 and composed his first opera at age 11? Discover the magic of Mozart at this interactive performance that's sure to delight audiences of all ages!

 

 

Tiny Tots Concerts (ages 2-6)

presented by The Henry Ford II Fund


 

Saturday, May 10 @ 10 am

Carribbean Fun Time!

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Let the music of the gratitude Steel Band whisk you away to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean. Join in the fun as they introduce the music and culture of the steel drums. It's a high-energy show that's sure to dazzle audiences of all ages.

 

 

2014-2015 Young People's Family Concerts

YPFC performances last approximately 70 minutes; 
recommended for children ages 6 & up.

Subscribe to our 2014-15 Young People's Family and Tiny Tots concerts by calling the Max M. Fisher Music Center Box Office at 313.576.5111.

 

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 @ 11 am

A Haunted Symphony with Frank Oden

Bring your little ghosts and hobgoblins for some symphonic entertainment, scary tunes and traditional music for the whole family. Poet and actor Frank Olden will accompany the orchestra with poetry readings befitting Halloween as he takes the stage in his finest, scariest costumes.

 


 

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 @ 11 am

Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf offers an ideal way for children to learn the instruments of the orchestra.  Prokofiev's treasured musical tale that will have your children on the edge of their seats. Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?

 


 

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 @ 11 am

PROJECT Trio

Brooklyn-based chamber music ensemble PROJECT Trio joins forces with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for a high-energy concert featuring classical favorites, jazz, rock, hip-hop and even beat box!

 


 

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015 @ 11 am

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

An irritable grouchy old man moves in to the apartment above Christoph and his family in Vienna.  Christoph is not pleased at all by Beethoven’s arrival, but bit by bit he begins to understand the genius of Beethoven and the beauty of his music. See the full story unfold in this interactive theatrical concert featuring the DSO and award-winning company, Classical Kids Live.

 

Tiny Tots Concerts (ages 2-6)

presented by The Henry Ford II Fund

Subscribe to our 2014-15 Young People's Family and Tiny Tots concerts by calling the Max M. Fisher Music Center Box Office at 313.576.5111.


 

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 @ 10 am

Rock O' Ween with the Candy Band

Come and listen as the four metro Detroit moms of Candy Band play children’s songs with a rock twist. Nursery rhymes will never be the same again! Don’t forget to wear your favorite Halloween costume!

 


 

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 @ 10 am

Gemini!

Back by popular demand! Sing along and learn the motions in this fun filled family concert highlighted by Gemini's sparkling songs about the everyday experiences of growing up.

 


 

Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 @ 10 am

Family Fun with PROJECT Trio

Get ready to sing, dance and even beat box with Brooklyn-based PROJECT Trio.  The ensemble features Greg Pattillo on Flute, Peter Seymour on bass and Eric Stephenson on cello.

 


 

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015 @ 10 am

Kris Johnson's Jazz Express

All aboard the Jazz Express! Trumpeter Kris Johnson will take the entire family on an interactive, musical journey exploring the wonderful world of Jazz. This concert is sure to be a swinging, toe tapping and finger snapping good time!