Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless Peter and the Wolf has delighted young listeners for generations, while offering the perfect introduction to instruments of the Orchestra. The imaginative piece tells the story of a young boy’s adventures in nature with each character seamlessly portrayed by different instruments. You’ll hear young Peter in the sound of the strings, his grandfather in the bassoon, the wolf through the sound of horns, and more. Narrator Michael Boudewyns returns for this family performance guaranteed to charm listeners of all ages.
Lina Gonzalez-Granados Conductor
William Ge Piano
Beatrice Chen Viola
Michael Boudewyns Narrator
Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Mozart First movement from Piano Concerto No. 23
Paganini Sonata per la grand’ viola
Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
Please note: Tickets for Philadelphia Orchestra Family Concerts are sold by the Kimmel Cultural Campus as part of its Family Discovery Series.