Wooly Kinderconcerts bring the symphony to life for kids through fun, interactive performances. Members of the Guelph Symphony Orchestra share stories and works by great composers, introducing children aged five and under to a rich variety of sounds and instruments. Kinderconcerts are hands-on experiences – audience participation is highly encouraged!

The Nutcracker

With music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Journey to a land of sweets and sugar plum fairies during this kid-friendly performance of The Nutcracker. A magical score by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky will sweep you away.

The Barber of Seville

With music by Giaochino Rossini

Kids of all ages will love this interactive performance of The Barber of Seville, featuring a score by Italian composer Gioachino Rossini.

The Adventures of Robinhood and Ms Marian

With music by Richard Wagner

The Adventures of Robin Hood and Ms. Marian takes audience members deep into Sherwood Forest, where Robin Hood and his friends steal from the rich and give to the poor, much to the chagrin of the greedy Sheriff of Nottingham. In a stunning move, the sheriff and his allies kidnap Ms. Marian and hold her prisoner at Nottingham Castle. In a desperate move, Robin Hood leads a mission to rescue his love and bring justice back to England.

Featuring music by German composer Richard Wagner, including the famous Ride of the Valkyries, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Ms. Marian includes trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba and piano. Joe Ringhofer narrates the story.