Special Events

Long Beach Symphony Family Concert

Apr 29, 2018

2:00 PM

Family Concert: We Can Be Heroes!

Apr 29, 2018 2:00 PM

Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater
300 E. Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

Family activities at 2:00 PM
Concert at 3:00 PM
Kids under 18 get in free
Adult tickets $15

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Concert Sponsors

Eckart Preu, Conductor

Susan Egan, Vocals

The Symphony is very excited to be presenting a brand new concert this spring designed entirely for children of all ages and their families. All children will be free with the purchase of an adult ticket. General seating adult tickets are $15 through the Symphony box office at (562) 436-3203 or at www.Ticketmaster.com.

This family concert will be a celebration of the fun of orchestral music. Broadway star and Long Beach darling, Susan Egan will narrate and lead sing-alongs with the audience and new music director Eckart Preu will conduct the Symphony.

The concert will be preceded and followed by a Musical Playground on the Plaza of the Terrace Theater open to the public. Games, an instrument petting zoo, community performances, and arts and crafts will await the public with food trucks and more! Families from all over Long Beach are encouraged to come and enjoy an experience celebrating the joy of making music together.

This concert is sponsored in part by a grant from the Earl B. and Loraine H. Miller Foundation, the Port of Long Beach, and the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center. The concert will be held on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 3:00 PM at the Terrace Theater.

Eckart Preu, Conductor

A native of Germany, Mr. Preu came to the United States as winner of the National Conducting Competition of the German Academic Exchange Service (1996) for graduate studies with Harold Farberman at the Hartt School of Music where he also received the Karl Boehm Scholarship. …

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Susan Egan, Vocals

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She was last seen on Broadway in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie; she won critical acclaim as Broadway’s (longest-running) “Sally Bowles” in Cabaret; …

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