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Introduce Your Kids to an Orchestra with QSO

In this special concert, the Queensland Symphony Orchestra will introduce children to all of the orchestral instrument families: string, woodwind, brass and percussion.

By 96five Wednesday 2 Feb 2022MusicReading Time: 2 minutes

Main Image: Peter Wallis

Take your family on a magical musical adventure when Queensland Symphony Orchestra returns to the Concert Hall with Sounds like an Orchestra!

Hosted by Queensland Symphony Orchestra musician Vivienne Collier-Vickers this concert is guaranteed to be relaxed, interactive, and fun – the ideal setting for a first time encounter in the Concert Hall.

There’ll be lots of fun tunes and demonstrations, many of which will be familiar and others that audiences may be hearing for the very first time.  Some of the highlights of the program include excerpts from ‘Carnival of the Animals’, ‘Peer Gynt Suite’ and the earworm ‘Baby Shark’.

Marvel as the musicians of Queensland Symphony Orchestra bring to life a world of different sounds and musical characters – meet the fluttering flutes, the growling double basses, the triumphant trumpets and more. Get ready to pick your favourite instrument!

Tickets are available here.

Image: Peter Wallis

PROGRAM INCLUDES
DUKAS
 Fanfare to precede La Péri
WILLIAMS Nimbus 2000 from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Children’s Suite for Orchestra
WILLIAMS Voldemort from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Children’s Suite for Orchestra
WILLIAMS Hedwig’s Flight from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Children’s Suite for Orchestra
ROSE (arr. Tycho) Holiday for Strings
SAINT-SAËNS (arr. Aitken) Elephant from Carnival of the Animals
O’BOYLE Snapshot Concertos: Curly Bits
GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain-king from Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46
ANDERSON Bugler’s Holiday
KABALEVSKY Galop, from The Comedians (Komediantï), op.26
TRADITIONAL (arr. Brennan) Baby Shark
ROSSINI Overture to William Tell