FUNharmonics: Petrushka


  • Stravinsky Petrushka

Roll up, roll up! Explore the heady sights and sounds of the fair where we meet Petrushka, the playful star of the puppet show, and the other characters in his magical world.

Follow Petrushka as he falls in love with the talented ballerina, and tries to fend off his rival, the Pirate. The story is told by presenter Rachel Leach, through dazzling music by Igor Stravinsky, and vivid animations on the big screen created especially for the LPO by YeastCulture. A classic story, mindblowing music and audience interaction throughout – what better way to spend a family Saturday?

Suitable for ages 6 and above.

Sat 31 May 2025, 12.00pm

London, Royal Festival Hall

Tickets £8 - £24

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What is a FUNharmonics concert?

FUNharmonics family concerts are the perfect way to introduce the joy of classical music to the whole family. Concerts start at 12 noon, are one hour long, and are especially designed for children. Each concert is fast-paced and includes a presenter on stage, who breaks down the music or tells a story to keep our youngest audience members engaged and enthralled. There is also a big screen showing images projected behind the Orchestra, and always plenty of audience participation to get everyone joining in!

Make a day of your visit

Your concert ticket includes the opportunity to take part in a fabulous array of free musical activities in the foyer spaces at the Royal Festival Hall before the concert begins, so the whole family can make a day of your visit. This could include drop-in interactive workshops exploring the themes of the concert, fun singing workshops, and our extremely popular “Have a Go” sessions, where children can try out instruments of the orchestra. Watch this space for more information when activities are announced.

Activities take place from 10.00–11.45am and are free to concert ticket holders.

Workshops suitable for any age; Have a Go suitable for 6+

All pre-concert activities are subject to availability. We recommend arriving early to avoid the longest queues.

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