Young People’s Concerts:
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
January 16 & *17, 2019 at 9:45 am & 11:10 am
Noam Aviel, conductor | Miss Anastasia of The Twig Book Shop, narrator
Dr. Carmen Tafolla,* bilingual presentation narrator
Children’s Ballet of San Antonio, Vanessa Bessler, artistic director
H-E-B Peformance Hall, The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Presented in partnership with The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
Click here for a PRESS RELEASE about this set of concerts and the related QWILL literacy program partnership.
Bring your students to experience the San Antonio Symphony and Children’s Ballet of San Antonio as we explore the magic of Mendelssohn’s beloved music for this Shakespeare classic. Narration and classroom activities will feature rhyming couplets in kid-friendly vocabulary from the book **A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids by award-winning author and educator, Lois Burdett. Join us for an unforgettable experience this coming January at the Tobin Center.
*NEW THIS YEAR: The performance on Thurs., Jan. 17 at 11:10 am will be a Spanish/English BILINGUAL presentation. Please contact us with any questions. All other performances will be presented in English.
**Get to know the story and characters in depth through the A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kids innovative writing curriculum (grades 3-7), developed by award-winning Shakespeare can be Fun! book series author and educator, Lois Burdett, in partnership with QWILL Media and Education, Inc. For free Guest Access to introductory information and a Sample Chapter, visit qwillme.com, click on “request an invitation” and fill out the simple form.
For available teaching materials and concert playlists for this program, visit our Teachers’ Lounge
program subject to change