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2010-11 Esso Symphony for Kids

Your kids will have a great time at these interactive orchestral matinées - they won't even know that they're learning about music! Every concert features the full orchestra and is best enjoyed by children aged 5 - 12. All concerts run approximately 1 hour without an intermission.

Pre-concert Activities from 1 - 1:45 PM

Come early to take part in the Play & Learn activities starting at 1 pm in the main lobby. The pre-concert events are tailored to fit the theme of the concert and are sure to enrich the afternoon for your entire family.

Thank you to the generous sponsors of this series: imperial oil foundation

Esso Symphony for Kids Pricing
(4 Saturdays at 2 pm)
Adult Subscription
$108 $96 $96 $76
Child Subscription $60 $52 $52 $40
Adult Single Ticket Price* $29 $27 $27 $21
Child Single Ticket Price* $17 $16 $16 $13
*Single tickets available beginning Tuesday, August 16, 2011. Service charges apply to single ticket purchases.

2010-11 Subscribers - call the Box Office at 780-428-1414 to renew your series.

New Subscribers - call the Box Office at 780-428-1414 to purchase your subscription now! You may qualify for our 2-for-1 New Subscriber offer - click here for details.
  • October 29, 2011, 2:00 pm
  • Symphonic Sorcery
  • Calling all witches, wizards, muggles and squibs to experience an imaginative tale set to the magically entertaining music of “Harry Potter”. Costumes are encouraged!
  • November 26, 2011, 2:00 pm
  • Here's the Orchestra
  • High and low, forte and pianissimo, presto and largo – the ESO can do it all! Lucas Waldin introduces our talented musicians and all of the diverse instruments that make up the orchestra in this fun and interactive listen-and-learn concert.
  • January 7, 2012, 2:00 pm
  • A Wild Symphonic Ride
  • Local dancers join the orchestra to take families on a wild ride through music. Edmonton composer Allan Gilliland incorporates the unique sounds of shovels, pails, empty water bottles, and even squeaky shoes into his work, A Wild Symphonic Ride, to create a rhythmic afternoon of percussive sounds.
  • March 24, 2012, 2:00 pm
  • Platypus Theatre's Bach to the Future
  • While visiting her Uncle Siegfried, Corky accidentally combines the ingredients of a magical musical spell and she finds herself on an adventure with some of the world’s most fascinating composers – Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, Shostakovich, and more! Join Corky and your ESO as they attempt to recreate the musical formula that will bring a happy ending to a time travel experiment gone awry.

Box Office #4 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Corner of 99th Street and 102 Avenue, Edmonton, AB
Phone: 780.428.1414 Toll Free: 1.800.563.5081
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