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4.5.06

Classical Music for Children, Spring/Summer 2006

May 5 to 7 and 12 to 14, various times
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Kennedy Center Family Theater
Tickets: $15

Sunday, May 7, 11 am to 6 pm
Eastern Market Day [FREE]
Live music on five stages, crafts, children's rides
Eastern Market (Capitol Hill)

Friday, May 12, 6:30 pm
Who’s Afraid of Opera? (Not the kids of Capitol Hill!) [FREE]
4th Annual Children’s Opera on the Hill (ages 5 and up)
Baltimore Opera Company
Stuart-Hobson Middle School (5th and E Streets NE)
Contact: Ben Harrison 202.841.1788

Saturday, May 13, 11 am and 1 pm [SOLD OUT]
NSO Kinderkonzert: Imagine This! (ages 4 and up)
Kennedy Center Family Theater
Tickets: $15

Sunday, May 14, 6 pm
D.C. Youth Orchestra [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Saturday, May 20, 6 pm
National Conducting Institute (National Symphony with young conductors) [FREE]
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Sunday, May 21, 6 pm
Washington National Opera, Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program [FREE]
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage

Monday, May 22, 6 pm
NSO Young Soloists (pianists Jina Kim and Jesse Wong, winners of the NSO’s 2006 Young Soloists Competition), with National Symphony [FREE]
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Sunday, June 18, 1 and 3 pm
NSO Family Concert: The Magic of the Firebird
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Tickets: $15 to $18

July 5 to 8, 11:15 am daily
Instant Opera! (Opera by "Mad Libs!")
Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods
Wolf Trap

August 5 and 6, Round House Theatre (Bethesda, Md.)
August 7, Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Dream of the Pacific (children's opera based on journals of Lewis and Clark)
Washington National Opera, Opera Camp for Kids

1 comment:

Ben Harrison said...

Here's info on a wonderful and FREE arts opportunity for children. Coming up on May 12!

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4th Annual Children’s Opera on the Hill!

Who’s Afraid of Opera? (Not the kids of Capitol Hill!)

What: A lively and fun introduction to opera for children! 45-minute presentation in a variety of languages and styles with music by opera’s greatest composers. Young audience participation welcome! Followed by Q&A with the performers. FREE!

When: Friday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Stuart-Hobson Middle School, 5th & E Streets, NE

Who: Baltimore Opera Company

More info: Ben Harrison 202.841.1788

Sponsored by the Capitol Hill Cluster School PTA Arts Education Fund.

Recommended for children ages 5 and up.