VOTE FOR THE BEST OF ORLANDO® 2021 NOW THROUGH AUG. 1!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Orlando Philharmonic moves November's annual Young People's Concert online

Posted By on Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 3:43 PM

click image PHOTO COURTESY ORLANDO PHIL/FACEBOOK
  • Photo courtesy Orlando Phil/Facebook
The Orlando Philharmonic is moving their annual Young People’s Concert – set for November – fully online due to safety concerns, but they are making the best of it.

Fittingly dubbed "Where In the World Is OPO?" the concert – usually performed at Bob Carr in front of thousands of Central Florida elementary school students – was instead filmed in stages at Addition Financial Arena at UCF, the Plaza Live, and Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre.



The performance will feature musicians from the Phil, Orlando Ballet dancers, and vocalists from Opera Orlando. The program features pieces from composers like Mozart, Tchaikovsky and John "Star War" Williams.

Additional interactive elements will be inserted into the proceedings to draw young viewers in on the action. (Spitballing here, but we're guessing a few Carmen SanDiego riffs.)

“Since going virtual this year, students and families will see the orchestra, singers, and dancers in ways they never have before!" said Amy Cullen, director of education and community at the Phil.

Tickets are $8 and the program is available for streaming for 48 hours, starting Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Note: Not-children are welcome to view this virtual concert.


_
Please follow CDC guidelines and Orange County advisories to stay safe, and please support this free publication. Our small but mighty team is working tirelessly to bring you news on how coronavirus is affecting Central Florida. Please consider making a one-time or monthly donation. Every little bit helps.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Calendar

© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation