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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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This area of Glendale can get crowded so arrive a little early to find parking behind the theatre or on the next block.
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I wore light jacket or wrap if you are sitting in the balcony as the air conditioning can get cold..
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2 reviews
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attended Feb 07 2010

My older son and I really enjoyed the music and the poetry read before each piece. It was a wonderful treat to see two talented young pianists play with the adult musicians. What I did not enjoy were the number of restless babies and toddlers...continued

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attended Feb 07 2010

Loved it. Very well organized. I loved that there were instruments that the children could play before going in. Lots of things to see before the show. They told a little story about the music before each piece was played. I took a 3yr old and she...continued

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Website

http://www.laco.org/family_concerts

Description

Let LACO share the joy of music with the young people in your life with these interactive concerts and fun activities. This 3-concert family series takes place on Sunday afternoons. The family-friendly concerts last about an hour, including a Q&A following the concerts for kids to ask questions to the performers.

This special package includes tickets to all 3 of these concerts at the Alex Theatre:

Sunday, February 7, 2010 – Family Concert 1: Carnival of the Animals

  • Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals

Sunday, March 28, 2010 – Family Concert 2: Fly Me to the Moon

  • Beethoven: Excerpts from Symphony No. 6 in F major, “Pastoral”
  • Ravel: Excerpts from Mother Goose

Sunday, May 2, 2010 – Family Concert 3: Jokin’ Baroque

Excerpts from

  • Boyce: Concerto Grosso in B-flat major
  • Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D minor, “La Follia” (“The Folly”)
  • Telemann: Viola Concerto in G major
  • Bach: Concerto in D minor for Two Violins

Each concert features:

1pm – 2 pm: Kids get to bang, pluck, bow and blow on real instruments at the popular Instrument Petting Zoo and enjoy fun-filled pre-concert activities, themed around the music, with Kidspace Children’s Museum and concert partners.

2pm: The concert begins. The short programs are designed to introduce kids to the wonder of classical music. Each concert includes an opportunity for young ones to ask questions of the musicians.

Recommended for children 5 years and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

The members of LACO are among the very best musicians in Los Angeles. Most play in film studios, teach and/or perform as soloists with orchestras and chamber ensembles all over the world.