Arts-integrated, interactive and engaging BSO concert field trips, specifically designed for students in grades Pre K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.
2018-2019 Midweek Concerts
Symphony Space-tacular: Join this intergalactic experience featuring musical selections from Star Wars, Also sprach Zarathustra, The Planets and more. The program also highlights images from outer space with a NASA astronaut as narrator.
A Swingin' Nutcracker: Show-stopping hip-hop dancers join the BSO for this fun-filled holiday concert. Riffing off of Duke Ellington's reimagining of Tchaikovsky's masterpiece, jazz composer Paul Murtha has created a newSwingin' Nutcracker!
Peter and the Wolf: The BSO musicians must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians become the characters as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids on the edge of their seats.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Take a musical journey around the orchestra and learn about the different instrument sounds, from the distinctive trumpets in the William Tell Overture to the beautiful melodies in Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra shines the spotlight on the instruments of the orchestra, enhanced by illustrations created on the spot during the performance.