Seattle Symphony Presents an Afternoon Performance of Schumann's Symphony No. 3
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Introduce your little ones to the joys of classical music with this charming adaptation of Prokofiev's musical favorite Peter and the Wolf, part of Seattle Chamber Music Society's annual Summer Festival Family Concert series. Seattle's Northwoods Wind Quintet performs an abridged, 40-minute version of the timeless classic (along with other delightful tales) and introduces children to the family of wind instruments -- flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn -- that represent characters in the story. Before the show, you can visit a musical instrument "petting zoo" in the lobby where kids can see the instruments up close and learn more about them. Learn More
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The Musically Speaking series is a great way to understand the background of both popular, and lesser known, classical music pieces. Each of the two pieces was prefaced with a casual yet informative commentary from the conductor's podium, complete with snippets of the performance (from the full orchestra, live) that illustrated the conductor's musical points. And the performances themselves -- especially the Schumann -- were spectacular.
While the matinee time seems to appeal to a predominantly older audience, the Seattle Symphony's Musically Speaking performances would be appropriate to classical music lovers of any age.
Matinee: Schumann’s Symphony No. 3
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Busoni: Suite from Turandot, Op. 41
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, “Rhenish”
This Musically Speaking concert features commentary by Maestro Schwarz from the podium. Come at noon and meet the musicians in Soundbridge, free with your concert ticket.