Symphonic Fairy Tales

Join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra—and your guide, Principal Double Bass Jeffrey Beecher—for an unforgettable journey of magic and imagination as timeless fairy tales, from Mother Goose to the Brothers Grimm, are brought to vivid life through beloved orchestral works. Storytime never sounded so good!

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can be purchased as a package!

Come early to check out drag storytimes with our lobby performers Fay & Fluffy's Storytime!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Concert Dates

Symphonic Fairy Tales April 26 2020 2PM

Join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra—and your guide, Principal Double Bass Jeffrey Beecher—for an unforgettable journey of magic and imagination as timeless fairy tales, from Mother Goose to the Brothers Grimm, are brought to vivid life through beloved orchestral works. Storytime never sounded so good!

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can be purchased as a package!

Come early to check out drag storytimes with our lobby performers Fay & Fluffy's Storytime!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

Program

Prokofiev: "Shawl's Dance" from Cinderella Act 1, No. 2
Grieg: "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from Peer Gynt
Ravel: "Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête" from Ma mère l'Oye
Jon Deak: Jack and the Beanstalk
Peter Yarrow: "Puff, the Magic Dragon"
Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Humperdinck: Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Stravinsky: "Finale" from The Firebird

Performers

Dina Gilbert
conductor
double bass & host

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

Symphonic Fairy Tales April 26 2020 4PM

Join the Toronto Symphony Orchestra—and your guide, Principal Double Bass Jeffrey Beecher—for an unforgettable journey of magic and imagination as timeless fairy tales, from Mother Goose to the Brothers Grimm, are brought to vivid life through beloved orchestral works. Storytime never sounded so good!

Young People's Concerts are roughly one hour in length, with no intermission. All four Young People's Concerts can be purchased as a package!

Come early to check out drag storytimes with our lobby performers Fay & Fluffy's Storytime!

Sound the trumpets! We've added a free, interactive Instrument Discovery Zone to our YPC pre-concert lobby activities. Be sure to arrive early for a chance to play a wide variety of orchestral instruments yourself. You may just discover one that strikes a chord with you!

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 4:00pm

Program

Prokofiev: "Shawl's Dance" from Cinderella Act 1, No. 2
Grieg: "In the Hall of the Mountain King" from Peer Gynt
Ravel: "Les entretiens de la belle et de la bête" from Ma mère l'Oye
Jon Deak: Jack and the Beanstalk
Peter Yarrow: "Puff, the Magic Dragon"
Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Humperdinck: Prelude to Hansel and Gretel
Stravinsky: "Finale" from The Firebird

Performers

Dina Gilbert
conductor
double bass & host

Venue

Roy Thomson Hall

60 Simcoe St
Toronto, ON
M5J 2H5

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