Music and fun for kids in London at half-term!
Childrenâ€™s Classic Concerts present – THE BARBICAN BIG BANG!
A participation concert for children aged 3 â€“ 13
At Barbican Centre on 3 June 2007
Start of concert, 4 p.m.
Foyer events start 2.45 p.m. and continue after concert
Atarah Ben-Tovim, MBE, has inspired three million children at her live concerts. Donâ€™t miss this chance to enjoy her special magic. With everyone being given a paper bag, to bang with the cannons in Tchaikovskyâ€™s 1812 Overture, what else could you call this concert but BARBICAN BIG BANG?
Children may bring ANY instrument to join in with the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by John Owen Edwards. Play percussion? Clash your cymbals in the overture to Bizetâ€™s Carmen. Recorders and woodwind join in Rimsky-Korsakovâ€™s Capriccio Espagnole. Strings take a bow in Offenbachâ€™s Can Can. Brass can blow their hearts out in Sousaâ€™s Stars and Stripes.
And everyone can join in Ode to Joy and enjoy the actors and dancers in Wagnerâ€™s Ride of the Valkyries and Prokofievâ€™s Montagues and Capulets. Break dancing, John Williamsâ€™ Star Wars, Stravinskyâ€™s Firebird Suite, the Guildhall Junior Brass Ensemble showing Thereâ€™s no business like show business and Richmond Youth Jazz Band in the foyer before and after the show. What a way to end the holiday!
Tickets: children from Â£7; adults from Â£10; family tickets available
Bookings: Box Office 020 7638 8891
Reduced prices on-line at www.barbican.org.uk
Press: For more information & pictures please contact Atarah
Download the Press Release BARBICAN BIG BANG