One-Hour Family-Friendly Concerts:

Peter and the Timberwolf
or Hip-Hop, History and The Arts!

January 29, 2023 at 3PM
North Community High School
1500 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN
– and –
February 5, 2023 at 3PM
Church of St. Matthew
490 Hall Avenue, St. Paul, MN

William Schrickel, conductor
Jingqi Zhu, conductor
Jake Endres, narrator
Chadwick “Niles” Phillips and members of Catalyst Music, performers

Adolphus Hailstork — Celebration!
Adolphus Hailstork — Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Ludwig van Beethoven — Overture to Egmont, op. 84
Sergei Prokofieff — Peter and the Timberwolf, op. 67

These special 1-hour concerts open with American composer Adolphus Hailstork’s dazzling curtain-raiser, Celebration! Jingqi Zhu conducts Hailstork’s Amazing Grace fanfare as well as Ludwig van Beethoven’s dramatic overture to Egmont, Johann von Goethe’s tragic drama from 1788. The family-friendly program concludes with Chadwick “Niles” Phillips, Jake Endres, and the youthful members of Catalyst Music joining forces with the MSO and William Schrickel to perform Peter and the Timberwolf, a clever 21st century update of Sergei Prokofieff’s charming tale of a young boy’s resourcefulness and ingenuity.