This might be a fun way to get your kids interested in the symphony. This Sunday, magician/mentalist Jay Alexander joins the San Francisco Sinfonietta for Magic at the Symphony. About the show:
“This exciting family concert, uniting the comedy magic and mentalism show of Jay Alexander with the playful sounds of the San Francisco Sinfonietta Orchestra under the baton of charismatic Steiner, will definitely delight the young and the not so young.
Witness the world's only Psychic Symphony, a floating violinist and more! Hear fascinating and familiar orchestral works like the "The Sorcerer's Apprentice", "Can Can", "Flight of the Bumblebee" and other favorites paired with Jay's masterful ability to fool the audience and leave them amazed.”
Alexander claims to be magician to the stars (including Robin Williams, John Cleese, the Rolling Stones) – not sure what that means (he opens for them?) but it can’t be bad.
When: Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 2:00pm
Where: Herbst Theater, San Francisco
Tickets: (415) 392-4400 or www.CityBoxOffice.com
Cost: $25-55 a ticket
Info: Jay Alexander or San Francisco Sinfonietta
Thank you to Carlin for alerting me to this fun show!