Classical Season 2016/17 | For Young Ears

Classics 4 Kids with Julian

Sage One

Suitable for ages 5+.

Julian Rachlin conductor/violin
Royal Northern Sinfonia

For parents wondering how to get their children started in classical music, our Classics 4 Kids concerts are a great place to start.

New for our 2016/17 season, these 45-minute long concerts feature fantastic repertoire adapted from Royal Northern Sinfonia’s main series of concerts, and introduce children to it in a fun and accessible way.

A wonderful opportunity for youngsters to hear shorter, bite-sized sections of classical music in the right environment for them – and we’re sure the grown-ups will love it too.

“Children should be involved really early on in classical music because it is a wonderful thing for them to explore and to experience, as well as a wonderful way of expressing yourself.” RNS Music Director Lars Vogt

Next in the series: Classics 4 Kids with Thomas Zehetmair

Programme info:

The repertoire for Classics 4 Kids with Julian will feature sections from the first and second movements of Beethoven’s Symphony No.3 ‘Eroica’ and from the first and third movements of the composer’s Violin Concerto. If you would like to listen to the pieces before the concert, we have compiled a Spotify playlist here.

Make a day of it with these pre and post show activities, taking place on the concourse at Sage Gateshead:

- Colour in a Kite from 1pm (you might find your kite useful in the concert too!)

- Instrument demonstrations from 1pm

- Face painting (after the concert)

Bar 5 for Under 30s

If you are under 30 our Bar 5 scheme entitles you to a ticket on selected performances for just £5 plus a FREE bottle of Heineken. Find out more.

17 and Under* or Unemployed?

Tickets are available for £5 in advance for RNS At Home and on the day for RNS Presents and RNS Nights Out subject to availability. (*With accompanying adult).

Dine With Us

Complete your Sage Gateshead experience by booking a pre-show dinner. Our Brasserie and Cafe are always open on concert evenings (and afternoons!), and we have some delicious dinner options on offer to accompany your concert package.

You can add a dining voucher to your ticket order, or click here to book if you already have your tickets.

Take the Bus!

Catch the bus to selected concerts at Sage Gateshead, at just £8 return. Buses run from:

HEXHAM via Chollerford, Wall, Acomb, Eastwood and Corbridge
ALNWICK via Amble, Warkworth, Felton, Morpeth, Wideopen and Gosforth
CARLISLE via Brampton
TEESSIDE via Guisborough, Great Ayton, Stokesley, Coulby Newham

You can book your bus online by adding it to your ticket order, or alternatively call 0191 443 4661 if you have already purchased tickets.

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