For Families

For Families

The New York Philharmonic has a long tradition of family programming, including the famous Young People’s Concerts. Enjoy new and historic programs designed to educate and entertain the whole family.

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For Families
  • The Art of Listening

    Good listening makes us effective communicators who consider different perspectives before we respond. Hear music by Vivaldi, Bartók, and Very Young Composer Ilana Rahim-Braden.

    VIVALDI (1678–1741) / Arr. J. Sorrell
    Trio Sonata in D minor, RV 63, La folia (Madness) (1705)

    Ilana RAHIM-BRADEN (b....

  • Where We Find Hope

    In times of profound change and challenges, how do composers and other artists deliver messages of hope, and what do they inspire in you? Hear music by Florence Price, Roberto Sierra, William Grant Still, and Jessie Montgomery.

    PRICE (1887–1953)
    Hold Fast to Dreams (1945)

    Roberto SIERRA (b. 195...

  • Mind, Body, Spirit, Music

    Music frees our minds, energizes and relaxes our bodies, and lifts our spirits during hard times. What kind of music comforts you? Hear works by J.S. Bach and Mary Lou Williams.

    J.S. BACH (1685–1750)
    Allegro and Adagio, from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 (1721)

    M.L. WILLIAMS (1910–81)
    Virgo and ...

  • Classical Fun with Danny Kaye

    Comedian Danny Kaye leads the Philharmonic in a loving send-up of orchestral performance practice by conducting with his back to the Orchestra.

    VERDI (1813–1901)
    Triumphal March (and Ballet), from Aida (1871)