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Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Alfred Wachs, music director and conductor
Orange County School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Russell, conductor
Jason Alexander, narrator
SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96
PROKOFIEV: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67
TCHAIKOVSKY: Selections from The Nutcracker
In this charming program of whimsical melodies perfect for introducing classical music to children, Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Jason Alexander narrates Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf as orchestral instruments, representing different characters, paint the tale of Peter and his adventures in the forest. Then enjoy music from Tchaikovsky’s beloved The Nutcracker, conjuring up an enchanted land of magic and sweets and festive holiday cheer.
Celebrate the holidays as a family at the Philharmonic Society with music’s most beloved classics—a thrilling program for the whole family to share!