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Midweek Concert: The Polar Express

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December 02, 2015 - December 04, 2015

Ken Lam, Conductor Baritone Robert Cantrell The Maryland State Boychoir Images from the book "The Polar Express" Sergei Prokofiev “Troika” from Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op. 60 Robert Kapilow Chris Van Allsburg’s Polar Express Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Spanish Dance (Chocolat)” from The Nutcracker Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Chinese Dance (Le The)” from The Nutcracker Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky “Trepak” from The Nutcracker Wednesday, December 2: 10 am & 11:30 am Friday, December 4: 10 am & 11:30 am Join us for this true holiday classic full of adventure, wonder and magic! Hop on the Polar Express and let Ken Lam and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra take you on an exciting journey to the North Pole. As still images from the book are projected onto the stage, the music by Robert Kapilow and the words on the pages of this magical Caldecott Medal winner will come to life. Be sure to check out our STEAM Activated, Arts-Integrated Teacher Resource Guides for classroom activity ideas. For more Midweek Concert FAQ’s and other information, click here. Tiny Tots: Pre K – Kindergarten Approximately 35 minutes in length These interactive concerts introduce students to the instruments of the orchestra and provide a gateway into thinking about music through other subjects. Prime Time: Grades 1-3 Approximately 40 minutes in length Prime Time concerts excite students through musical exploration and an introduction into arts integrated curriculum links.

Event Details

Event Category
  • Kid-friendly
  • Music
  • Special Events
General Information
  • Event Time(s): Various: See website for showtimes
  • Family-friendly


Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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