Conductor Robert Franz introduces kids to the sounds of the animal world during today's Weatherford Family Concert: Carnival of the Animals. Written by Saint-Sans, Carnivalgives voice to 14 different animals in as many movements. The program includes duets by pianist Esther Liao and her teacher, Houston Symphony pianist Scott Holshouser. The concert also features a special selection of chicken songs, from Ballet of the Unhatched Chicksto the "Funky Chicken Dance." Get there early and enjoy some family activities in the lobby. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org. $12 to $19.
Sat., May 1, 10 & 11:30 a.m., 2010