Classical KING FM and Seattle Symphony Family Concerts

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Ignite your child’s imagination with a trip to one of these fun and festive Classical KING FM Family Concerts featuring the Seattle Symphony! Don your Halloween costumes for “Phantoms of the Orchestra,” snuggle up for a midday showing of “The Snowman” with live music, venture into a vaudeville-inspired performance of “Peter and the Wolf,” or meet a menagerie of musical creatures at “Carnival of the Animals.” Experience the musical magic with your child this season at Benaroya Hall!

Classical KING FM Family Concerts are designed for ages 6 to 11, and feature some of the world’s greatest classics. Come one hour early for pre-concert adventures in the Samuel & Althea Stroum Grand Lobby, featuring performances by local young musicians and community groups, instrument exploration, musical activities, and more! (To return to the home page, click here.)

Phantoms of the Orchestra – Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015 11am

Phantoms of the Orchestra return to haunt the concert hall this Halloween. The Maestro and his frightened assistant must use the power of a silver baton to control this ghoulish orchestra. Inspired by “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”, a score made popular by the Walt Disney film “Fantasia,” be sure to wear your costume for this most frightening of concerts!

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The Snowman – Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 11am

This charming animated film tells the story of a young boy’s friendship with a snowman who comes to life and takes him on a magical journey. The Seattle Symphony performs Howard Blake’s award-winning soundtrack, including its most famous song “Walking in the Air,” sung by the Seattle Opera Youth Chorus.

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Peter and the Wolf – Saturday, March 12, 2016 11am

There’s no better introduction for a child to the instruments of the symphony than Prokofiev’s timeless tale of boy versus wolf. This production, by Really Inventive Stuff, features a vaudeville inspired performance guaranteed to engage and inspire imaginations of all ages.

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Carnival of the Animals – Saturday, May 26, 2016 11am

“Come one, come all, to a musical zoo. Hear the sounds all around: it’s a neat thing to do!” ARC Youth Dance Company and the Symphony are our guides through Saint Saëns enchanted music where a menagerie of animals from lions and kangaroos to turtles and elephants spring into being through music and dance.

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