Free Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf to be Performed by the Woodwind Quintet of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra

The Woodwind Quintet of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, joined by master storyteller Michael Boudewyns, presents perhaps the most engaging and beautiful performance of Peter and the Wolf that your children will ever see. March 20th at 1pm at Greenwich Library. (Note new start time: 1pm start.)

And there’s more… It’s a double feature! Come for the concert, and stay for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which will pass right by the Library shortly after the concert ends at 2:00pm. You’ll have landed the best parking spot in town!

Sergei Prokofiev’s timeless tale of boy vs. wolf comes to life in Really Inventive Stuff’s signature performance featuring actor Michael Boudewyns. A fully-staged vaudeville-inspired solo performance hailed by the Philadelphia Inquirer as “immensely like-able” and “using simplicity as a form of genius.”

Guaranteed to engage and inspire imaginations of all ages. Really Inventive Stuff is a troupe of classically-trained performers committed to sharing inspiring, memorable experiences with audiences of all ages. They perform family and education concerts with orchestras, conductors, and musicians from all around the world.

With a sprinkling of child-like enthusiasm, Really Inventive Stuff creates skillful, delightful performances that combine our love of vaudeville and our passion for classic theatre, while keeping the music in the spotlight. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra gave its first concert in 1895 and is the fourth oldest orchestra in the United States.

Today, the orchestra is led by Music Director William Boughton and engages more than 70 musicians, most of whom live and work in the Greater New Haven area. This concert will also feature selections from Disney and Harry Potter films, and a movement of Jacques Ibert’s woodwind quintet “Trois Pièces Brèves.

Concert is free, but reservations (for every seat) required. Reserve at