Venue Details

301 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from Goldstar Member
2 events 1 review

It was really a wonderful event for children ages FIVE and up....there were so many babies/toddlers that it was sometimes hard to hear the orchestra...Overall, this is an outstanding way to introduce kids to classical music. And such a good...continued

reviewed Feb 07 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from jenmadden
7 events 2 reviews

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

reviewed Feb 07 2010 report as inappropriate
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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.

KIDZ BOP <em>Best Time Ever</em> Tour <em>Company</em> Paranormal Investigation on the Queen Mary <em>An Evening of Classic Broadway</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey St. Paddy's Trackside Celebration