Cheeky Cignoscenti 2011

 

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (2011)
GREEN EGGS AND HAM
& Ravel's MOTHER GOOSE
Kimberly as Theodora Giselevska
Sara as Cousin Duck
Michael as Sam-I-Am

Jacomo Bairos Rafael, conductor
& Maya Carpenter, audience member

Cheeky Cognoscenti

Dr. Seuss Meets the Symphony

Saturday, March 26, 2011

If you live in the Charlotte area and you have kids, you should have been at the Belk Theatre this morning for the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra's third concert in the family-friendly Lollipops Concert Series, Green Eggs and Ham.  This was a single date engagement, so if you missed it, you're out of luck.  However, this is a traveling performance so if you live in another metropolitan area, this concert could be coming soon to a symphony near you!

Playing recorded classical music at home or in the car is all well and good, but there's nothing like taking children to the symphony for a real, live performance...Today's performance involved actor Michael Boudewyns, whose Cat In the Hat voices had my husband laughing so hard that tears were streaming down his face, as well as delightful soprano Kimberly Schroeder, who sang about how she would not, could not, eat green eggs and ham.  What a fantastic way to introduce small children to the operatic concept!  

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