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RELAXED FAMILY CONCERT

Symphony Spooktacular

Sun Oct 30, 2022

Orchestra Hall

~1 hr

Composers have many tricks to makes things spooky—tempo and dynamics to chase, or xylophones to rattle our bones. This lively and mysterious program will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Our Relaxed Family Concerts are designed for audiences of all ages, including individuals with autism or sensory sensitivities. Each concert takes place in an inclusive environment where audience members are welcome to be who they are and enjoy music together with family and friends.

A Few Things to Know

  1. Symphony Spooktacular will feature a variety of music—some soft and some loud—because we know that different audience members like different levels of sound. Review our tip sheet (coming soon) to read about quiet spaces, noise-canceling headphones and other options which are available for tailoring the concert experience to fit your family's preferences.
  2. Come early to participate in lobby activities, including opportunities to try instruments, engage in creative movement, make art, learn more about the program and meet Minnesota Orchestra musicians.
  3. Prepare for the concert experience with our playlist, lobby map, pre-visit story and other materials available approximately 2-4 weeks before the event.
  4. Free tickets for this concert are available for young listeners under 18 through the Hall Pass program. Choose the Hall Pass price type when selecting seats for kids.

Date & Time

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Program

  • GRIEG

    In the Hall of the Mountain King, from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 / 3 min

  • SAINT-SAËNS

    Danse macabre / 7 min

  • STILL

    Phantom Chapel / 5 min

  • MUSSORGSKY

    A Night on Bald Mountain / 7 min

  • WILLIAMS

    Hedwig’s Theme, from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone / 5 min

  • CLYNE

    Auguries, from Abstractions / 3 min

  • BERLIOZ

    Witches’ Sabbath, from Symphonie fantastique / 7 min

Artists

Minnesota Orchestra

Nathan Aspinall

conductor

Christina Baldwin

Host

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre

Accessibility Services

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Braille & Large Print Programs
  • Open Captioning
  • Service Animals
  • Wheelchair & Accessible Seating

Additional services are available upon request.

Sponsored By

Mary Ann Feldman Music Education Fund
Angela S. Pennington and W. Anders Folk Student Ticket Fund

The Family Concert series is also made possible by

PNC
MSAB