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“Halloween Pajama Jamboree” Opens Festival City Symphony’s Free Pajama Jamboree Season

Dressed in costume, the orchestra will celebrate Halloween with a performance of musical “treats” related to the season.

By - Sep 29th, 2015 07:17 am

Milwaukee, Wis.—Festival City Symphony (FCS) will begin its “Pajama Jamboree” season with Halloween Pajama Jamboree, a free concert on Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, at 7:00 pm in the Bradley Pavilion of the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 123 E. State Street entrance.

Dressed in costume, the orchestra will celebrate Halloween with a performance of musical “treats” related to the season, including Smetana’s Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride, Gliere’s Sailors’ Dance from The Red Poppy, Saint-Saëns’s Danse Macabre, Tchaikovsky’s Waltz from Sleeping Beauty, William Schuman’s Newsreels, and Fucik’s Entrance of the Gladiators. Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes.

All “Pajama Jamboree” concerts have free admission. Hosted by Education Director Jayne Perkins, these popular programs welcome children and their parents or grandparents to attend in casual dress or pajamas. The audience is invited to bring a blanket and sit on the floor, up close to “meet” the orchestra. Conventional seating is also available. Pajama Jamborees are best suited for children in K4 through fifth grade.

Milwaukee’s Festival City Symphony, the oldest performing symphony orchestra in the area, showcases area professional musicians. Its mission is to educate the community and extend the reach of classical music with reasonable pricing and informative formats that embrace people of all ages. For more information, visit festivalcitysymphony.org or call 414-365-8861.

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