Our Union Bank & Trust LolliPops series is a great way to get kids excited about classical music while creating family memories! Concerts are designed for ages 5 and up, but music lovers of all ages are welcome. Explore the importance of music in our lives and how it can inspire and transport us. Join us for a free pre-concert festival, featuring our Instrument Petting Zoo and enjoy interactive activities for the whole family that will enhance your concert experience. The Union Bank & Trust LolliPops series features four, hour-long concerts on Saturday mornings at 11am. Held at the Carpenter Theatre Dominion Energy Center, these concerts are general admission. The pre-concert festivities start at 10am in Rhythm Hall in the same building. Patrons can purchase a full subscription to the Union Bank & Trust Lollipops series or mix and match these concerts as part of a Compose Your Own subscription. Single tickets are also available and start at just $12.
An ASL Interpreter will be available at all Pre-Concert Festivals and during all LolliPops performances.
Join us at 10AM in Rhythm Hall for the pre-concert festival sponsored by the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.
Our LolliPops concerts are now Sensory-Friendly! Click here for more information.
March 17 @ 11:00 am
Peter and the Wolf with Really Inventive Stuff’s Michael Boudewyns
Boys like Peter are not afraid of wolves! Prokofiev’s timeless tale of boy vs. wolf comes to life in Really Inventive Stuff’s signature performance. This concert is a perfect introduction to music and the instruments of the orchestra. Arrive early and join us for a free pre-concert festival, featuring our instrument petting zoo and enjoy […]
Come in your favorite costume and listen to the Richmond Symphony perform an array of musical goodies. Your special ghosts, goblins and princesses at even receive a special pre-concert Trick or Treat bag.
November 24 @ 11:00 am
The Snowman (animated film)
Continue this holiday tradition with the Richmond Symphony! This charming animated film tells the story of a young boy’s magical friendship with a snowman. Enjoy other holiday favorites during the program as well. Snowman Enterprises Limited “The Snowman” by Raymond Briggs is published by Puffin
January 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am
A Lemony Snicket Mystery
If you have ever heard an orchestra play, then you know that musicians are most certainly guilty of something. Where exactly were the violins on the night in question? Did anyone see the harp? Did anyone see the harp? Is the trumpet protesting a bit too much? In this perplexing mystery, everyone seems to have […]
March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am
The Story of Babar: The Little Elephant with Really Inventive Stuff
Pack your trunks! You’re invited to Babar’s coronation! Jean de Brunhoff’s popular children’s story of one little elephant’s epic rise from rags to riches is eloquently set to music by Francis Poulenc, and expressively re-imagined by Really Inventive Stuff with all the enthusiasm and pimp worthy of a royal gathering. Long live King Babar!