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Family Concerts

Our family friendly concerts are very popular and great fun for the whole family to enjoy and this season is no exception.

Sunday 21 October 11.30 am | 2.00pm
Smile
Mishmash Productions
£7.00 (£5.00 under 16 | £20.00 family ticket 2 adults, 2 under 16)

Sophie Rivlin Cello
Charlotte Fairbairn Violin/Viola
Flora Curzon Violin

Augustus the tiger was sad - he had lost his smile!

Told through magical, theatrical chamber music and performed by exceptional musicians, SMILE takes it audiences on a delightful musical adventure.

Based on the book 'Augustus and his Smile' written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner.

"Absolutely stunning. An incredible performance. A perfect way to introduce young children to classical music.'" Audience Member








Sunday 24 February 11.30am | 1.30pm
The Magic Flute
Opera North
£7.00 (£5.00 under 16 | £20.00 family ticket 2 adults, 2 under 16)

This bitesize opera packs fun, fantasy and enchanting music into just half an hour, making it the perfect introduction to opera for all the family.

A Prince is in search of a Princess, but will they ever find one other? What adventures lie in wait for them along the way? A trio of opera singers and an accordionist invite you to join them for a family-friendly, interactive retelling of Mozart's magical fairy tale where nothing is quite as it first appears...

As part of the show, you will be invited take part in a creative arts experience beforehand. Not only will your creation feature in the performance, but you will also be able to take it home afterwards

Suitable for ages 4+ and their families