The Chicago Chamber Musicians and Target® in collaboration with Chicago Shakespeare Theater proudly present
by William Bolcom
based on stories by the Brothers Grimm
One weekend only!
Jan. 18 and 19, 2014
10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on both days
$15 Children (12 and under)
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
on Navy Pier, 800 East Grand Ave.
The Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM) announces its 12th Family Concert collaboration with the Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) and will perform Fairy Tales by William Bolcom, with additional music by Benjamin Britten. These collaborative performances are designed to introduce families with children ages four and up to the joys of live performance. For added fun, on both days at 11:00 a.m. in the CST lobby, there will be activities for the entire audience, including concert artists available for autographs and pictures, and talented young local musicians demonstrating musical instruments and answering questions. CCM promises laughter, learning and fun for everyone!
Tickets are available now for you to purchase as holiday gifts for your children, grandchildren or other young people in your life. You can buy online at www.chicagoshakes.com, by phone at (312) 595-5600, or in person at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater Box Office on Navy Pier.
As part of the 2013/2014 season, CCM is celebrating the birthdays of composers William Bolcom (75th) and Benjamin Britten (100th). Bolcom's staged Fairy Tales-including The Frog Prince, Jorinda and Joringel, and The Hare and the Hedgehog-will give children the opportunity to discover, up-close, how individual instruments are played, how they play together, and how they can interrelate with actors to create a theatrical event. Benjamin Britten is best-known by audiences of all ages for his Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. The Family Concert will feature selections from his Simple Symphony, which was based on music from his childhood.