Children's Classic Concerts,
46a Fortrose Street,
Glasgow,
G11 5LP UK
Telephone:
0141 334 8500

Email:
ccc@childrensclassicconcerts.co.uk

Events Archive

Peter and the Wolf

Our Essential Orchestra is back with Peter and the Wolf, a concert that was a huge sensation last season! Featuring Prokofiev’s iconic fairy-tale and other well-known stories, our musicians really get into character to capture the imagination of the audience!

So, join us on an extraordinary musical adventure (narrated ...

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Saturday 2nd March 2019 | Caird Hall, Dundee
Sunday 3rd March 2019 | Music Hall, Aberdeen

Gypsy Jazz

Following a seriously cool tour last Spring, our Gypsy Jazz concert heads further North to the OneTouch Theatre at Eden Court in Inverness. Owen is channelling his jazz vibes and teaming up once again with award-winning singer and fiddler, Seonaid Aitken, along with her band - Rose Room, one of ...

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Sunday 24th February 2019 | Eden Court, Inverness

A Christmas Carol

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so on that note, we need your help in saving Scrooge from his surly ways (what the dickens is that all about?) Can we convince him of the joy and wonder of the festive season? Find out as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra perform ...

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Saturday 8th December 2018 | 1pm at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Saturday 8th December 2018 | 3pm at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sunday 9th December 2018 | 3pm at Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Broomstick Ride

Join CCC and the RSNO for a hair-raising flying adventure this Halloween. Grab your Nimbus 2000 (or your Firebolt if you upgraded) and soar to new heights meeting Witches, Wizards and Valkyries along the way!

Featuring a very special performance of We Can Fly written and rearranged by Olly Cox, performed ...

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Saturday 27th October 2018 | 3pm at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Sunday 28th October 2018 | 3pm at Usher Hall

Soundcycle

In August, the European Championships come to Glasgow and Festival 2018 gets underway - we can't wait to join the celebrations with our Soundcycle project - you'll not look at a bike the same way again!
Look out for updates on our Facebook and Twitter pages during the build-up and catch ...

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Friday 10th August 2018 | 12pm, Glasgow

Soundcycle Samba Workshop

On yer bikes - ready, steady, play!Our percussionists are pedalling their way down to Kelvingrove Bandstand with plenty of percussion and bike parts to experiment with. This hour-long Soundcycle workshop is a fun way to get involved with music and sport all at once ahead of the European Championships ...

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Thursday 19th July 2018 | 11:30am, Kelvingrove Bandstand

Gypsy Jazz with Rose Room

Swing along with our gypsy jazz band for a jam-packed hour of toe-tapping tunes and family fun! 
Children's Classic Concerts' presenter and virtuoso percussionist Owen, has teamed up with award-winning Scottish songstress and fiddler, Seonaid Aitken - and her band Rose Room -  for an interactive introduction to jazz that ...

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Saturday 19th May 2018 | 3pm, Dundee

Peter and the Wolf

Our Essential Orchestra is back with a brand-new concert for 2018 featuring Prokofiev’s iconic fairy-tale Peter and the Wolf, brought to life on stage by our very own musical characters. Join us on a fantastical adventure of musical storytelling as our musicians transport you from Peter's enchanted forest to Romeo ...

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Saturday 19th May 2018 | 11am, Perth

Tartan Tales

*It's with great disappointment that we've had to cancel this performance*

Due to safety concerns and the ongoing adverse weather conditions, many of our musicians are unable to travel from the central belt. We’re also aware that much of the audience will have difficulty making their way to Dundee.

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Saturday 3rd March 2018 | 2:30pm, Dundee

Gypsy Jazz

Swing along with our gypsy jazz band for a jam-packed hour of toe-tapping tunes and family fun! 
Children's Classic Concerts' presenter and virtuoso percussionist Owen, has teamed up with award-winning Scottish songstress and fiddler, Seonaid Aitken - and her band Rose Room -  for an interactive introduction to jazz that ...

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Saturday 24th February 2018 | 3pm, Peebles

Tinseltown

Lights, camera, action – music! Our leading men Owen and Olly had a ball alongside the glittering talent of the RSNO and the Manor School of Ballet, bringing a touch of Hollywood sparkle to the season.
They featured hits from family festive films and big show-tune numbers, getting everyone in the ...

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Saturday 16th December 2017 | 1pm, Glasgow

Ghost Train

What a ride! We had a jaw-jangling journey aboard the eerie CCC Express conducted by Holly Mathieson. Owen and Olly were on top form as ghoulish guides for a hair-raising adventure - filled with ghostbusting moves, creepy creatures and spooky songs, performed by the talented RSNO Junior Chorus.

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Saturday 28th October 2017 | 3pm, Glasgow

The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle Duck

05 August - 26 August (not 14) Escape to Beatrix Potter's wonderful world and enjoy her timeless tales of our favourite characters Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck. Award winning soprano and actress Michelle Todd and the Children's Classic Concerts Festival Ensemble perform Stephen McNeff's enchanting musical settings, which have delighted audiences across the ...

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Saturday 5th August 2017 | 12pm, Edinburgh

Tom Toms & Tooters

An evening of madcap musical mayhem that will blow you away!

An action-packed, interactive concert, Tom Toms & Tooters is a unique chance to listen and play with some of the best - and silliest! - musicians in Scotland. Percussion superstars Owen & Olly team up with an all-female woodwind quintet, moving ...

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Friday 24th March 2017 | 7pm, Elgin

Bongos & Brass

An afternoon of madcap musical mayhem that will blow you away!

An action-packed, interactive concert, Bongos & Brass is a unique chance to listen and play with some of the best - and silliest! - musicians in Scotland. Percussion superstars Owen & Olly team up with quirky quintet Thistle Brass, moving effortlessly ...

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Sunday 12th March 2017 | 2:30pm, Peebles

Roald Dahl's The Three Little Pigs

We'll huff and we'll puff, and we'll blow you away, with this enchanting concert for all the family! A sell-out in Stirling, 2016.

Join Children’s Classic Concerts’ madcap presenters Owen and Olly and their 18-piece mini orchestra for a jam-packed hour of musical storytelling, filled with well-loved characters and tunes. ...

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Saturday 11th March 2017 | 2:30pm, Dundee

Christmas Swingalong

Owen & Olly’s festive family concert that’s crammed with Christmas cool! Parent and kids alike will thrill to the sensational saxophones, brilliant brass and rocking rhythm section of the RSNO Big Band. Featuring high-energy versions of festive and movie swing classics that will pay a visit to the Pink ...

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Sunday 11th December 2016 | 3pm, Edinburgh

Christmas Countdown

Kick-start the festive season by counting down to the big day with Owen and Olly! Treat yourself to a fabulous selection of Christmas hits as the magnificent RSNO open the doors of their musical advent calendar - revealing favourite seasonal goodies, hits from the movies, as well as performances from ...

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Sunday 4th December 2016 | 1pm, Glasgow

Owen & Olly's Beastly Bash

This Hallowe’en, we’re on a mission to delight families with
some of Dahl’s best-loved and beastly stories, set to marvellous melodies!
See the Big Bad Wolf face up against Red Riding Hood in our
live staging of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhyme,
The Three Little Pigs - ...

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Saturday 29th October 2016 | 3pm, Glasgow

Roald Dahl's The Three Little Pigs

We huffed and we puffed and we blew the audience away with this enchanting concert for all the family! Our madcap presenters Owen and Olly were joined by CCC's brand-new mini orchestra for a fun-filled hour of musical storytelling, well-known tunes and lots of joining in.Featuring The Three Little ...

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Sunday 24th April 2016 | 2:30pm, Stirling

Owen & Olly's Four Man Band!

World-class percussion superstars Owen and Olly had great fun with some lovely audiences at this high-energy family concert. They joined with two of their percussionist pals to prove that the noisiest section of the orchestra can also produce fabulous melodies, and they had lots of help from the audience both ...

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Sunday 28th February 2016 | 3pm, Dundee

Owen and Olly's Christmas Stocking!

Owen and Olly found a fabulously festive selection of musical goodies in their Christmas stocking! They were happy with their new drums, which came in handy for the Little Drummer Boy Carol, they picked up some new winter sports gear for the slopes - perfect for Ski Sunday and they ...

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Saturday 5th December 2015 | 1pm, Glasgow

Magic and Monsters

With witches, wizards and kelpies on the loose, Owen and Olly knew they had to conjure up a wicked concert to stay out of trouble over the Hallowe'en weekend! We think they did a pretty good job - their magic tricks went off without a hitch and their visit from ...

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Saturday 31st October 2015 | GRCH, Glasgow

The Big Bang!

We presented a percussion exclusive...The Big Bang!CCC were thrilled to get involved in the summer-holidays fun and we loved making some noise at Kelvingrove Bandstand as part of the Wee Wednesdays programme of FREE kids activities throughout July.We had a fantastic turnout, despite some grey (but thankfully ...

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Wednesday 22nd July 2015 | 10:30am, Glasgow

Junk Trunk

Percussion superstars Owen & Olly drummed up a storm with Junk Trunk - a show-stopper full of surreal sights and sounds!There was lots of joining in involving some funky home-made instruments created out of household junk!From dustbin drum-kits, hosepipe horns and a 'floover' (flute made of an old piece ...

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Saturday 21st March 2015 | 3pm, Greenock

Garbage Band Workshop

We thoroughly enjoyed these family friendly sessions and loved exploring some surreal sights and sounds...Our musicians encouraged the young participants to experiment - what happens to elastic bands as they're stretched? What happens to a glass bottle when more or less water is added and so forth! They then ...

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Saturday 7th March 2015 | 11:30am, Perth

Deck the Halls with Owen & Olly!

‘Tis the season to be jolly - we're glad you didn’t stay Home Alone! We had a great time singing (or fa la laa-ing) along with the Sugar Plum Fairy (aka Owen) and Frosty the Snowman and were so pleased that you all helped us get Santa unstuck from ...

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Saturday 6th December 2014 | 1pm, Glasgow

The Monsters' Ball

Owen and Olly had a brilliant time at the Monsters' Ball! They both dazzled the RSNO and the lovely audience with their dapper outfits and daring dance moves! It was a Strictly Spooktacular concert! Many thanks to our fabulous pro dancers (take notes Owen & Olly!) Ryan Ferrie and Emily Byrt ...

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Saturday 1st November 2014 | 3pm, Glasgow

Going For Gold

What a musical celebration of inspiration, ambition and talent for Culture 2014 and the Commonwealth Games!We visited 2 cities, inviting 800 young performers to join us, with one aim - to Go For Gold!There were sporting celebrations, medal-winning performances and hilarious opportunities for audience participation (miming all 17 Commonwealth sports for example) ...

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Saturday 17th May 2014 | 2pm, Glasgow

Junk Trunk

Percussion superstars Owen & Olly and friends drummed up a storm in the Spring of 2014 with Junk Trunk - a show-stopper full of surreal sights and sounds!They got their audiences joining in the fun as they turned household junk into funk!From dustbin drum-kits to hosepipe horns, and classical favourites ...

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Sunday 27th April 2014 | 3pm, Stirling

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Owen and Olly presented another action-packed concert with lots of joining in, plus a very special performance from the ALL DRUMMED UP! BAND!!Now, they're well on their way to performing at Going For Gold in celebration of the Commonwealth Games!!

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Saturday 8th March 2014 | 2pm, Drumchapel

East meets West

Owen and Olly set off on a global musical adventure meeting furry pandas, Wild West cowboys and African drummers on the way. With a world-class line-up of international musicians this high-energy whistle-stop tour had something for everyone, from the haunting sounds of a Chinese bamboo flute and the romantic strains ...

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Sunday 10th March 2013 | 3pm, Dundee