Symphony Sundays for Kids: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

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The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s Symphony Sundays are a much-loved concert series that introduce young listeners to high-quality live performances that are made especially for them!  Here are the upcoming concerts listings. The concerts are all held at the Jack Singer Concert Hall and all start at 3 pm. But get there early to take part in the Instrument Discovery Zoo before each concert, at 2 pm!

You can read about our experience here.

CPO Symphony Sundays (Family Fun Calgary)

The Hockey Sweater

Originally co-commissioned by the CPO in 2012, Roch Carrier’s timeless classic The Hockey Sweater comes to life in vivid orchestral scope. Abigail Richardson-Schulte’s enchanting music not only sets the stage but with costumes and choreography — including a hockey game onstage — this beautiful Canadian story is sure to warm even the frostiest heart this winter. This programme also features Copland’s Appalachian Spring. And join the fun by wearing your favourite hockey jersey to the concert!


When: Sunday, February 2, 2020
Time: 3 pm

CPO Symphony Sundays (Family Fun Calgary)

Presto Mambo

A concert about the music of the Americas takes an unexpected turn when Max — an energetic but impulsive young boy — makes his way onto the stage to help the Orchestra. Soon Max is on a whirlwind adventure that takes him from the concert hall to the vibrant lands of Latin America. With the help of his friend Mambo the dog, the Orchestra, and the audience, Max learns the magic of Latin rhythms.



When: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 3 pm

CPO Symphony Sundays (Family Fun Calgary)

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

A young boy named Christoph is initially quite upset when the composer Beethoven moves into his late father’s upstairs office. Being completely deaf, Beethoven is neither aware of nor cares about the noise he creates, and Christoph writes his uncle concerned about the “madman” living upstairs. Through correspondence between Christoph and his uncle, we learn about Beethoven as he works on his ninth symphony.

When: Sunday, May 31, 2020
Time: 3 pm

Symphony Sundays with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra:

Time: 3 pm (Instrument Petting Zoo starts at 2 pm)
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
Address: 205 8th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB

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