A new Miami tradition is born: Hansel and Gretel at Halloween! Based on the beloved children's story, Hansel and Gretel: The Opera has been delighting family audiences around the world since its premiere in 1893! Join Magic City Opera on this magical journey into this timeless fairy tale. Plus, be sure to dress up in your Halloween costumes so you and your family can meet and collect candy from the performers on the actual set after the show!” Your child will recognize so many of the melodies including the famous “Evening Prayer”, “When at Night I Go to Sleep”
The Nicklaus Children’s Pinecrest Outpatient Center
FAMILY FUN CONCERT SERIES presented by Orchestra Miami
Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children under 17, $10
Full Subscriptions are available at a discount. For information call Orchestra Miami at 305.274.2103
The Composer is Dead - Lemony Snicket
Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Music by Nathaniel Stookey based on the book by Lemony Snicket. This is a hysterically funny, tongue-in-cheek way of introducing kids to the instruments of the orchestra, as well as masterpieces of classical music. A composer is found dead, and an inspector arrives and quizzes each section of the orchestra to find out exactly what happened. Here’s a clip for you to enjoy.
Meet the Brass Quintet Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Brain Neal and Brass Miami introduce kids and their families to the brass section of the orchestra. Trumpets, French horns, trombones and tubas combine to create an unforgettable afternoon of music, featuring classics and holiday favorites.
Flamenco Fun Sunday, January 28, 3:00 p.m.
Learn about Flamenco dance and Spanish Folkloric dance and traditions with Ballet Flamenco la Rosa.
Storytime with Strings Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3:00 pm. Orchestra Miami presents two classic fairy tales, narrated and illustrated through two great works of the classical repertoire. Rumplestiltskin, the tale of the man who could spin wheat into gold, is set to excerpts from Mozart’s Symphony N. 40 and The Three Little Pigs, is set to excerpts from Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony.
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant + Three Fun Fables Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Music by Lucas Richman based on the humorous poems by Jack Prelutsky. This enchanting work turns 17 poems by Children’s Poet Laureate, Jack Prelutsky, into a Carnival of the Animals for the new millennium.
MIAMI WIND SYMPHONY presents
A Family Concert Featuring Live Cartoon Characters Saturday, April 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. Children will adore this afternoon concert featuring their favorite music from major feature animated film classics complete with costumed characters on stage.
Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children 17 and under $10