Peter And The Wolf Tickets

Sergei Prokofiev’s classic 1936 children’s tale will come alive again this season, as Peter and the Wolf tickets become available across the nation. Written particularly for symphony, Peter and the Wolf is a charming story of a young boy and his adventures in his grandfather’s meadow. The moral of the story is to not be afraid and conquer all fears with smartness and bravery. The masterpiece explores various musical instruments and concepts, thus introducing young children to orchestra and the idea of telling tales through music. Different symphony orchestras around the country have unveiled their 2019 schedule and Prokofiev’s musical tale is on the list.

Peter And The Wolf Tickets

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Peter and the Wolf – A Notable Creation in Children’s Fairytales

A popular show for children of all age groups, Sergei Prokofiev’s tale remains relevant even today due to its fitting moral. Imparting the lessons of loyalty, courage and being true to oneself, the composer has introduced generations to inventive and sonic style of storytelling.

In 1946, Disney adapted it for screens and a short film was released. Since then the show has seen various adaptations and revivals.

Prokofiev had composed many short pieces for children and made his debut with Moscow Children’s Musical Theater. The beauty of “Peter and the Wolf” is that every character is represented through an instrument. There is also a narrator on stage who takes the audience through the story but the ‘dialogues’ so to say are enacted through instruments.

The Story – A simple, straightforward plot, Peter lives with his grandfather and enjoys exploring his meadows. His grandfather had often warned him about wandering the field alone as the area had wolves. Peter due to his adventurous nature didn’t obey his grandfather and headed deep into the meadows, where he sees a wolf scaring a duck, a bird and a cat.

The wolf manages to eat the whole duck and Peter through his smartness, traps the wolf and calls upon the hunters to capture him and take him to the zoo. In the end it was Peter’s courage and independence that saved the day. Sure the idea is there to obey the elders, but the children are also shown a bigger picture to rely on their wits and look beyond the greater experience.

The Instruments – Prokofiev has dug deep into the family of four instruments – strings, brass, woodwinds and percussions. Every character in the story is represented through an instrument and helps the children differentiate between the various kinds.

Peter is represented through different strings including viola, violin, cello and string bass. Flute is used for bird as it symbolizes its gentle sound; whereas, oboe characterizes the duck. Clarinet dominates in the scene with the cat where it tries to capture the bird. French horns are used to represent the wolf, timpani for the hunters and bassoon for grandfather.

During the live performances, musicians wear different colored shirts to highlight their character. Some theater companies even enact the scenes adding to the overall experience.

A Cultural Treasure   

As per the history books, Sergei Prokofiev wasn’t exactly people’s person – but he loved children. He found joy in their unfettered imagination, honesty in expressing their feelings and general sense of play.

Over the decades his work has been presented by different symphony orchestras and many narrators have given it their voice. As the 2019 season has been unveiled by different companies, Peter and the Wolf tickets have also been announced simultaneously.

Seattle Symphony Orchestra led by the conductor Farkhad Khudyev will stage the show in February and Peter and the Wolf by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is also on the list.

In March, conductor Christopher Dragon will also present Colorado Symphony Orchestra’s version of the story. Keep an eye on the Peter and the Wolf schedule to see when the show will be staged in your city or someplace nearby.

Peter And The Wolf Schedule

Some of the best theatre productions have released their schedules. Peter And The Wolf will run at the venues from 16-Nov-19 until 28-Mar-20. Upcoming show will be staged at New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater, Newark; whereas the last one will be held at the Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati. For the complete list of dates and venues, please visit our website.

Event Venue City Date
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Peter and the Wolf New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater Newark, NJ Sat Nov 16 201902:00 PM
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Peter and the Wolf New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Victoria Theater Newark, NJ Sat Nov 16 201903:30 PM
Grand Rapids Symphony: John Varineau - Peter and The Wolf Dan Heintzelman Fine Arts Center Wyoming, MI Sat Jan 25 202010:30 AM
Toyota Symphonies For Youth: Peter And The Wolf Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA Sat Jan 25 202011:00 AM
Toyota Symphonies For Youth: Peter And The Wolf Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA Sat Feb 01 202011:00 AM
Seattle Symphony Woodwinds: Peter and the Wolf Benaroya Hall - Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium Seattle, WA Fri Feb 07 202010:30 AM
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Gemma New - Peter and The Wolf Powell Symphony Hall St. Louis, MO Sun Feb 23 202003:00 PM
Louisville Orchestra: Nicholas Finch - Peter and The Wolf Brown Theatre at The Kentucky Center Louisville, KY Sat Mar 21 202011:00 AM
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Peter and The Wolf Cincinnati Music Hall Cincinnati, OH Sat Mar 28 202010:30 AM

Peter And The Wolf Ticket Prices

The average price for Peter And The Wolf Tickets start from $18. The minimum get in price is $9 for Peter And The Wolf Tickets at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles. For a detailed look at ticket prices and amazing discounts, visit our website.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Peter and the Wolf Newark 16-Nov-19 $222 $30
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Peter and the Wolf Newark 16-Nov-19 $222 $30
Grand Rapids Symphony: John Varineau - Peter and The Wolf Wyoming 25-Jan-20 $18 $18
Toyota Symphonies For Youth: Peter And The Wolf Los Angeles 25-Jan-20 $278 $9
Toyota Symphonies For Youth: Peter And The Wolf Los Angeles 1-Feb-20 $260 $9
Seattle Symphony Woodwinds: Peter and the Wolf Seattle 7-Feb-20 $220 $28
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra: Gemma New - Peter and The Wolf St. Louis 23-Feb-20 $343 $169
Louisville Orchestra: Nicholas Finch - Peter and The Wolf Louisville 21-Mar-20 $186 $51
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Peter and The Wolf Cincinnati 28-Mar-20 $295 $60

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.



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