2017–18: Inspirations and Tributes

Ages 6–12 | Saturdays at 2pm

This season, the Young People’s Concerts pay tribute to those who have shaped our musical world, from Bernstein to Ellington to Shostakovich. Along the way, we will see how Mozart shaped Tchaikovsky’s work a century later. Music inspires music from generation to generation. Inspire your young listeners with four unforgettable multimedia 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.

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May, 2018 Saturday


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With Deep Appreciation

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

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Subscription prices start at $56. Subscribers receive a CD of music from the series in advance of the first concert.


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