Barbican Concerts

LSO Discovery Family Concert: America!

Suitable for 7- to 12-year-olds

Sun 5 May 2013 2.30pm - Barbican Hall, London

Overview

America!

America!

With music including:
COPLAND Appalachian Spring
COPLAND Hoedown from 'Rodeo'
BERNSTEIN West Side Story
RACHEL LEACH 100 Years Ago (audience participation piece)

Join us as we take a leap across the pond and raise a salute to some of the Star-Spangled Banner’s greatest musical hits. We’ll be dancing at a Hoedown, strolling across the Prairie and going into the Bronx to meet the gangs of New York who inspired Bernstein’s West Side Story.

Rachel Leach presenter
London Symphony Orchestra


Tickets: £5 under 16s; £10 adults


Pre-concert workshops 10.30am –12.45pm

Get those creative juices flowing ready for the afternoon’s performance in exciting workshops based on the concert theme. You will get the chance to compose music alongside members of the LSO, as well as making your own props to take into the concert.

Tickets: £5 per person (adults and children)
Open to Family Concert bookers only. Please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 to book.

Free foyer activities 1.15–2.15pm
Arrive early for the Family Concert to join in our exciting pre-concert events and activities.

Crèche 2–4pm
For families with younger siblings, a free crèche is available for children aged 6 months to 6 years.
Open to Family Concert bookers only. 
Limited space - please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 to reserve a place.

Audience Participation: One Hundred Years Ago
Download the instrumental, voice and piano parts for the audience participation piece below, and click on the Audio & Video tab above to listen to the song.

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