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Halloween Children’s Concert 2018
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  • where: AISD Performing Arts Center directions
  • conductor: Carolyn Watson


It’s creepy, crawly and so much fun it’s spooky! Your little ghost or goblin will help haunt our new location, the AISD Performing Arts Center, for the Austin Symphony’s annual Halloween Children’s Concert. This exciting concert features frightfully fun symphonic music that is stimulating for young eyes and ears (ages 2–10). The entire family is invited to dress up in their favorite costume and enjoy “boo-tiful” music with their Austin Symphony Orchestra!

This season’s featured piece will be Hansel and Gretel in an original adaptation of the Grimm’s fairy tale with music selections from Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera. The tale will be narrated by Austin storyteller, Bernadette Nason with illustrations by Jen Corace.

This season’s featured piece will be selections from Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera Hansel and Gretel. Other pieces will be “The Imperial March” from Star Wars, Richard Wagner’s ”Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre, Edvard Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” and many more!

CONCERT TIMES: 1:00 p.m. AND 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy this new venue and the new assigned seating option!

Special thank you to our wonderful volunteers, the Women’s Symphony League of Austin and the Youth Leadership Council.

These concerts are made possible by the James C. Armstrong Youth Education Endowment

All artists, programs and dates are subject to change

John Williams The Imperial March (Star Wars)
Engelbert Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel (selections)
Richard Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
Edvard Grieg In the Hall of the Mountain King
Modest Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition (selections)


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