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, Carnival gives 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 Chicks to 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