Family Matinees

Family Matinees 2016–2017: Listen and Learn Together!

These hour-long events on weekend mornings/afternoons introduce audiences of all ages to new and established artists, and provide opportunities to ask questions and interact with performers.

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Save on regular ticket prices when you purchase the entire Family Matinee Series. All four performances for just $34/Children and $50/Adults.

Edgar Meyer, double bass

Family Matinee

Sunday, October 30, 2016
11am

Herbst Theatre
$10 Children/$15 Adults

Program

Composer and string bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer is equally at home performing challenging classical works, toe-tapping bluegrass standards and iconic pop favorites for listeners of all ages. His charisma and easy-going stage manner beguile audiences and inspire fellow—and aspiring!—musicians to explore broader horizons.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Family Matinee

Saturday, December 10, 2016
11am

Herbst Theatre
$10 Children/$15 Adults

Program

The famed LAGQ will perform a special holiday-themed program including selections from their popular arrangement of the Tchaikovsky Nutcracker Suite. The Quartet is well known for impressive performances of works ranging from baroque and classical to popular and contemporary music all delivered with their unique performance flair and style.

Quartet San Francisco

Family Matinee

Saturday, March 18, 2017
11am

Herbst Theatre
$10 Children/$15 Adults

Program

When the music says swing, we swing. When the music says groove, we groove,” says the Quartet that is redefining chamber music with an expansive repertoire and non-traditional delivery. Based in the Bay Area, the multiple Grammy-nominated Quartet travels the world, including an upcoming tour to China.

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Family Matinee

Saturday, April 29, 2017
2pm

YBCA Theater
$10 Children/$15 Adults

Program

Master dance-maker Paul Taylor and his inspiring company have been at the top of the dance scene for an amazing six decades and it’s not hard to see why. Daringly physical performances, insightful musicality and simply gorgeous artistry combine in a winning mix that crosses generations in its acclaim and appeal.