october, 2021

sun24oct3:00 pmHalloween Children's ConcertPresented by Austin Symphony Orchestra3:00 pm Dell HallProgram:Austin Symphony Orchestra Presents


(Sunday) 3:00 pm


Dell Hall

701 W. Riverside Dr.

Event Details

It’s creepy, crawly and so much fun it’s spooky! Your little ghost or goblin will help haunt the Long Center for the Performing Arts for the Austin Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Children’s Concert. This exciting concert will have frightfully fun symphonic music that is stimulating for young eyes and ears (ages 2–10). This concert’s main feature will be from the fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck. Bernadette Nason will narrarate the story of Hansel and Gretel, a brother and sister abandoned in a forest, where they fall into the hands of a witch who lives in a house made of gingerbread, cake, and pastries. The witch intends to fatten the children before eventually eating them, but Gretel outwits the witch. The two children then escape with their lives and return home with the witch’s treasure.

The entire family is invited to dress up in their favorite costume and enjoy “boo-tiful” music with their Austin Symphony Orchestra!

RICHARD WAGNER: Die Walküre “Ride of the Valkyries”
ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK: Hansel and Gretel (with narrator)
CHARLES GOUNOD: Funeral March of a Marionette
EDVARD GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46 “In the Hall of the Mountain King”
JOHN WILLIAMS: Star Wars Suite for Orchestra

This concert is a wonderful chance for you to introduce your children to the wonders of live orchestral music. The hall will be decorated top to bottom to enhance your little one’s concert experience. WEAR YOUR COSTUMES!


What To Expect

Questions? Email our 3M Box Office or hit us up on social media at any time. You can also call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664) or TTY (800) 735-2989 and get your questions answered right away.

Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Negative COVID Test or Voluntary Proof of Vaccination
Event Area Sanitized
Other Health Guidelines Printed or digital copy of a negative COVID-19 test result obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of the event for all patrons aged 12 and older OR voluntary printed or digital proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (with final vaccine dated at least 14 days prior to the event) required for entry. Face masks are required throughout the venue, but may be removed while actively eating or drinking.


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