Brantford Symphony presents a Special Presentation for Schools - Bach to the Future With the Platypus Theatre

Brantford Symphony presents a Special Presentation for Schools - Bach to the Future With the Platypus Theatre

Public on sale date Saturday December 1 at 12 PM
Date: Thu Feb 21 12:30 PM
Pricing Info:

Adults: $15.00

Children and Elementary Students:  $5.00

For tickets call: 519-759-8781


After last season's three sold out performances of "Presto, Mambo!", the Platypus Theatre returns with another one of their exciting children-oriented shows, "Bach to the Future" featuring young Corky.
Corky’s eccentric Uncle Siegfried is the obvious person to help her with her student project on classical music. While poking around in his peculiar workshop, she accidentally combines the ingredients of a magical musical spell making her tumble through time to meet some of the world’s most fascinating composers. 


Hopscotching through the ages of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorak and Shostakovich, Corky must discover the secret musical formula that will bring her home. Will she be able to get back to the present and finish her schoolwork in time?Young audiences learn the power of creativity and self-empowerment while exploring musical eras and forms. The story weaves from the baroque period to present day, leading the audience in rhythm exercises and some of history’s most beloved symphonic music. Bach to the Future lasts approximately 55 minutes. 

The Sanderson Centre and the James Hillier Foundation present An Evening With Dr. Jane Goodall

Thu Sep 27 7:00 PM

Dr. Jane Goodall first set foot in what is now known as Gombe Stream National Park in 1960 when she launched her pioneering research with wild chimpanzees. She was only 26 years old. Her research project was unlike any other and has taught us so much about our closest cousins in the animal kingdom. In 1977, Jane founded the Jane Goodall Institute, which continues to support the research at Gombe.  In 1991, after meeting with a group of Tanzanian teenagers to discuss community problems, Jane created Roots & Shoots.  This program is dedicated to inspiring and supporting young people to take action for sustainable communities. Roots & Shoots groups are active in nearly 100 countries with approximately 150,000 youth participating. 

Pricing Info:

$65.00/$50.00

Student: $50.00/$35.00

Serena Ryder

Tue Oct 9 8:00 PM

Serena Ryder is bringing the best of her music in its purest form to the Sanderson Centre. Join her for a memorable stripped-down performance on October 9. 
 
A six-time Juno Award winner, Ryder has achieved gold certifications for her albums “If Your Memory Serves You Well” and “Is It O.K” as well as platinum status for “Harmony”, leading her to stardom along with her smash hits “Stompa”, “What I Wouldn’t Do” & “Got Your Number".  Her most recent album “Utopia” was released in 2017.

Pricing Info:

$64.00/$54.00

Fatty Legs

Mon Oct 15 1:00 PM

This show uses music, dance, and narration to tell the story of one little girl’s experience in “Indian” Residential School. Based on a true story, it brings to light great suffering while celebrating the deep strength of a child who refused to be broken by her experiences.  Performed by Xara Choral Theatre and Sarain Carson-Fox. Based on Fatty Legs by Margaret Pokiak- Fenton and Christy Jordan-Fenton, artwork by Liz Amini-Holmes, published by Annick Press.

Pricing Info:

$12.00

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