Ages 6–12 | Saturdays at 2pm

Four interactive concerts showcasing leading composers of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras. What’s the sound of each period? How does music reflect the cultures of different times, and the personal stories of composers? Discover the whole history of orchestral music in a single season of Young People’s Concerts!

YPC Overtures | 12:45–1:45 PM
The hall comes alive! Come early to meet Philharmonic musicians, try out orchestral instruments, and enjoy a performance featuring some Very Young Composers.
FREE for Young People’s Concert ticketholders

Read TuneUp! Program Notes for The Ages of Music: “Baroque”
Read TuneUp! Program Notes for The Ages of Music: “Classical”
Read TuneUp! Program Notes for The Ages of Music: “Romantic”


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About Create Your Own Series:

Pick three (or more) concerts and and enjoy exclusive Subscriber Benefits including unlimited free ticket exchange. Ideal for concertgoers who want the ultimate in flexibility and the benefits of being a subscriber.

Subscriber Benefits:

  • Free, easy ticket exchange (available online or by phone)
  • Save on subscription concerts all year long
  • Priority notice on special events

How it Works:

  1. Look for the Create Your Own Series icon CYO eligible icon next to a concert and add it to your cart.
  2. Simply follow the directions in the shopping cart and enter promo code CREATE3 at check out.


Subscription prices range from $48 to $152*. Subscribers receive a CD of music from the series, in advance of the first concert.


Or call Customer Relations at (212) 875-5656. Our Customer Relations department is open Monday–Friday 10am–6pm; Saturday 1–6pm; Sunday 12–5pm.

*an additional $10 per subscription order for processing

Support for Young People’s Concerts is provided by the Theodore H. Barth Foundation.