BSO Family Concerts

[BSO Education] The BSO's Family Concert Series provides engaging, age-appropriate, educational orchestral concert experiences especially for children ages 3-8 and their families.

BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.

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BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connections to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Symphony Hall. The BSO offers three Family Concert programs per year, one of which is performed by the BSO and conducted by Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the other two of which are performed by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) as part of a larger organizational partnership. More information may be found at bso.org in the fall.

Please note: BSO Family Concerts will be 50 minutes to one hour in duration.

Saturday, November 9, 2020, 12 noon

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)
Adrian Slywotzky, conductor
PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

Please join us for a pre-concert activity hour from 10:30am-11:30am, including an Instrument Playground led by BSAV.

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 10am

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Programs and
Germeshausen Youth and Family Concert conductor
“The Beautiful Sounds of Friendship” - A Musical Look at Connectivity and Belonging

Please join us for a pre-concert activity hour from 9:00am-10:00am, including an Instrument Playground led by BSAV.

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 12 noon Sensory Friendly Performance*

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Wilkins, Artistic Advisor for Education and Community Programs and
Germeshausen Youth and Family Concert conductor
“The Beautiful Sounds of Friendship” - A Musical Look at Connectivity and Belonging

*Please note that this Family Concert is a sensory-friendly performance.  While the program remains the same, modifications will be made in the hall geared to be welcoming to individuals diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or sensory sensitivities.  For more information about this concert, please click here.

Saturday, April 18, 2020, 12 noon

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)
Marta Żurad, conductor
Matt Roberts, magician
“Perfect Vision”

Please join us for a pre-concert activity hour from 10:30am-11:30am, including an Instrument Playground led by BSAV.


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