Princess Leia, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, and Superman take over Verizon Hall in The Philadelphia Orchestra’s annual Halloween festivities. Come dressed as your favorite character and fly along to the music of John Williams. His legendary film scores haunt us in shark-ridden waters and sends us soaring along with lovable aliens. Learn about all the magic effects that Williams uses to transport us to lands of wonder and delight with selections from many of your favorite films.
Extend the fun and enhance your child's experience with Pre-Concert Adventures, hosted by Settlement Music School, held before each concert at 10 AM at the Kimmel Center.
A Halloween Instrument Safari hosted by Settlement Music School faculty, staff, and volunteers allows children to explore a wide range of instruments. Try out everything from the violin to the trombone while wearing your favorite Halloween costume! This special event will also feature a Costume Contest, and prizes will be awarded for the best music-themed costumes!