Tchaikovsky Discovers America

Saturday May 20 2023 10:00 am
About the Performance

Join us for this fun family event featuring a theatrical concert designed especially for young audiences and their grownups followed by hands-on musical activities! Based on a momentous historical event, Tchaikovsky Discovers America tells of the great composer’s arrival in New York for the grand opening of Carnegie Hall in 1891 and his trip to Niagara Falls. A surprise encounter with Jennie, a young American girl, gives us a glimpse into Tchaikovsky’s life in Russia, his love of music and his fears of conducting.

Woven into the drama are two dozen of the composer’s best-known excerpts, including his First Piano Concerto, String Serenade, 1812 Overture and his beloved ballets – The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake. Part play, part concert and part ballet, this poignant tale of contrast, courage and incredible classical music provides a wonderful opportunity to learn and be entertained while sharing meaningful memories together.

This event, featuring Classical Kids LIVE!® Classical Kids, a registered trademark of Classical Productions for Children Ltd., is presented under exclusive license and permission by Classical Kids Music Education, NFP.

Single tickets will be available on Thursday September 1, 2022

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Performance Agenda

9:30 am
Saenger and House Doors Open

10:00 am
Concert Begins

11:00 am
Activities Begin