What could be more fun to see than classical musicians
dressed up in Halloween costumes playing spooky classical
music? These concerts are great for the whole family.
The popular music selections are easily recognizable and
extremely enjoyable, especially when Snow White may be
playing the flute! Here are 10 symphony orchestras from
all over the U.S. performing Halloween classical music
concerts for everyone in the family to enjoy.
1) Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Frank M. Stein put together a fantastic program
that takes us through the many moods of Halloween. Every
orchestra member will be dressed in costume (children
are encouraged to attend in costume too). With many familiar
works on the program, this concert will be enjoyable for
2) Boise Philharmonic - Philharmonsters
Another great family concert. Again, the orchestra members
will be dressed in costume and will be performing popular
spooky classical music. As well as great music, the event
offers a petting zoo, face painting, and musical games.
3) Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Hallowed Haunts
With pre-concert trick-or-treating, this Halloween classical
music concert is sure to be a hit with the kids. Join
the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Magic Circle Mime
Company as they conjure up a phantom orchestra of the
4) Kansas City Symphony - Halloween Spooktacular
Back by popular demand, the Kansas City Symphony once
again plays popular classical music works of Halloween
in full costume.
5) Walt Disney Concert Hall - Nosferatu: A Symphony
With last season's success of Phantom of the Opera, organist,
Clark Wilson returns to perform Nosferatu: A Symphony
of Horror with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
6) Austin Symphony Orchestra - Halloween Children's
This 45 minute concert is designed for children. They
are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes. The music
being played is Peter Wolf and other short, familiar classical
7) Colorado Symphony Orchestra
On October 27, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra will perform
an all-new Halloween classical music program. With pre-show
activities, children are welcome to attend in costume.
People of all ages will enjoy this Halloween celebration.
8) Utah Symphony - Halloween Legends
This is the Utah Symphony's 15th annual Halloween classical
music concert. Unlike previous concert listings, the Utah
Symphony hosts a costume contest. Participators are urged
to come early to compete for great prizes.
9) Toledo Symphony - The Haunted Orchestra
What's great about this Halloween classical music concert
is that it is staged. Dan Kamin plays a nerdy "Mr. Kirby"
who doesn't believe in magic, but once the music starts,
strange things begin to happen on stage. Join other's
follow Mr. Kirby's adventure and enjoy works by Grieg,
Handel, and more.
10) Dallas Symphony Orchestra - Halloween Thrills
Like the other orchestras, children are welcome to attend
in costume. The orchestra members will be in costume,
playing the popular works of the season. Again, arrive
early to enjoy pre-concert activities.