Philharmonia Orchestra Family concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall (11.30; events from 10am)

May 9, 2009


Take a tour of Europe with the Philharmonia Orchestra, travelling through Spain with Chabrier, hopping up to Norway with Grieg, passing through Italy with Respighi and Rossini, and returning to the UK via Austria and Ireland.

There are free craft and percussion workshops at 10am and 10.30am. Your concert ticket allows you to book for one workshop, but places are limited, so make sure you book at the same time as reserving your concert tickets. There are also free craft sessions running all morning, with no ticket required – just turn up and get stuck in.

Suitable for 5- to 11-year-olds.

Music will include:
Gioachino Rossini: Overture, The Thieving Magpie
Traditional: Danny Boy
Jacques Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld – excerpts
Gilbert & Sullivan: Pineapple Poll – excerpts arr. Mackerras
Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana – rhapsody
Johann (son) Strauss: Blue Danube Waltz
Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome – excerpt
Edvard Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt

Saturday 9 May

Adults £9
Children £5
Concessions: 50% off (limited availability)


Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX