Happy Birthday, Beethoven! with the West Chester Symphony
FREE - Happy Birthday, Beethoven! 1-3:30PM
Saturday, Feb. 22 at MidPointe Library in West Chester 9363 Centre Pointe Dr. West Chester, OH 45069 (across from Lakota West High School).
Join us as The West Chester Symphony celebrates Beethoven’s 250th Birthday! The Orchestra performs several Beethoven pieces along with a Beethoven Story Time, a String Instrument Petting Zoo for a hands-on experience with a string instrument, and a Ballet performance, too. Free and Family Friendly with 15 – 30 minute activities geared for kids!
Schedule for the Afternoon:
West Chester Symphony 1:00 Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture and The Musical Clock
Beethoven Story Time 1:30 – find out what Beethoven’s neighbors thought
West Chester Symphony 1:45 - Beethoven’s Symphony # 6 “Pastoral” (1st movement).
Children may draw their own nature scenes while they listen.
Try out a String Instrument 2:15 - hands on “Petting Zoo” of String Instruments
West Chester Academy Ballet 3:00 - Cinderella
For more information about the life of Beethoven, enjoy listening to “Beethoven: A Personal Look at the Man Behind the Masterpieces” audio podcast series written, narrated and performed by acclaimed Cincinnati pianist and educator, Michael Chertock.