Lollipops Series

Introduce your child to the joy of live symphonic music at one-hour concerts that will engage all the senses!

Oh, and 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."

11 am - Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
Lollipops Festival and Musical Petting Zoo begin at 10 am






Meet the Orchestra!
Sat Oct 3, 2015
Norman Huynh, conductor | Grey Seal Puppets with Drew Allison

Join WTVI's Seemore Goodstuff as he helps to teach us (in his own special way) all about the families in a symphony orchestra through Benjamin Britten's classic The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. Different instrument families will be showcased in symphonic favorites such as Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man and Franz von SuppĂ©'s Light Cavalry Overture plus "Nimbus 2000" from Harry Potter.
It's a Small World 
Sat Feb 13, 2016
Albert-George Schram, conductor | Eva Noblezada, vocalist

If your kids like our Summer Pops concerts at Symphony Park, they are sure to enjoy this special concert conducted by George and featuring favorite children's movie music, including Disney Classics such as "It's A Small World" and "Let It Go." As an added treat, Charlotte's own young star Eva Noblezada returns home from London's West End to contribute her remarkable vocals to this performance.
 
Nature Tales 
Sat April 2, 2016
Norman Huynh, conductor | Victor Yerrid, puppeteer
 
Greet the arrival of spring with Leopold the Leopard and a talking tree as they recount a glorious and ridiculous tale that weaves its way through the nature settings depicted in Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 6). Created by Victor Yerrid, a master puppeteer from the Jim Henson Company and a veteran of Sesame Street, this show will be a treat for kids and adults alike!

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