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Family Concert: Swingin’ Nutcracker

Ever hear of the Peanut Brittle Brigade, the Toot Toot Tootie Toot or the Arabesque Cookie? It’s all a part of the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn version of The Nutcracker Suite.

The Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Dance Theatre will perform movements from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite interspersed with movements from the Ellington-Strayhorn version. Join us for a unique blend of jazz and classical genres—and experience this beloved holiday classic like you’ve never seen it before!

Download program page (pdf)

Please note: This event is open to children of all ages; recommended for ages 6 and over.

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org

Family Concert: Swingin’ Nutcracker

with the Minnesota Orchestra

Tickets

1524199095

1449349200

1556339895

Sat Dec 5 2015 3pm

Other Performances

Sat Dec 5 2015 1pm

Minnesota Dance Theatre | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Minnesota Dance Theatre | Photo © Greg Helgeson

Ever hear of the Peanut Brittle Brigade, the Toot Toot Tootie Toot or the Arabesque Cookie? It’s all a part of the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn version of The Nutcracker Suite.

The Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Dance Theatre will perform movements from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite interspersed with movements from the Ellington-Strayhorn version. Join us for a unique blend of jazz and classical genres—and experience this beloved holiday classic like you’ve never seen it before!

Download program page (pdf)

Please note: This event is open to children of all ages; recommended for ages 6 and over.

OH+ Concert activities on Saturday December 5 / see all upcoming OH+ events

Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra

Learning in the Lobby

When: Starting at 1:45pm
Where: Lobby
Enjoy a variety of hands-on learning stations curated by FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra that focus on Family Concert themes and musical repertoire of the concert. Playful exploration of these activities help children and their accompanying adults connect with the music.