Lollipops


Introduce your child to the joy of live symphonic music at these one-hour concerts that engage all the senses! Don't miss the pre-concert Lollipops festival, featuring a lively drum circle, music-related crafts, and the Symphony Guild of Charlotte's Musical Petting Zoo, an interactive, hands-on experience with orchestral instruments.
 
All concerts take place at 11 a.m. at Knight Theater at the Levine Center for the Arts.
Pre-concert festival begins at 10 a.m.

 


 
GREEN EGGS AND HAM
November 12, 2016
Christopher James Lees, conductor
Michael Boudewyns and Kimberly Schroeder, performers

Concert sponsor

 
This fully-staged orchestral adaptation of Dr. Seuss's beloved children's classic is a feast for the ears! The unstoppable Sam-I-Am serves up a veritable banquet of surprises for a Seussical Diva in Robert Kapilow's culinary cartoon-musical banquet.
LEMONY SNICKET'S "THE COMPOSER IS DEAD"
By the author of A Series of Unfortunate Events
January 14, 2017
Christopher James Lees, conductor
 
Join us for mystery, magic and music in this special program that features an orchestral "whodunit" with Lemony Snicket's "The Composer Is Dead" in which the entire orchestra is under investigation for a heinous crime!
Recommended for ages 6 and up
 
PETER AND THE WOLF
April 1, 2017
Christopher James Lees, conductor
Charlotte Ballet Academy
 
Students from Charlotte Ballet Academy join the orchestra on stage to present Prokofiev's classic children's tale of young Peter's escapade with a hungry wolf! A timeless and illustrative way to introduce young audiences to the instruments of the orchestra.

 

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