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CSO presents unique family concert featuring the life and story of George Gershwin

CARMEL IN – Carmel Symphony Orchestra presents this Sunday, October 22, a special family
concert sharing the life and story of George Gershwin. Gershwin’s Magic Key features actors from
Chicago Based Classical Kids Live who narrate the story and music of George Gershwin and his
young protégé. This 50-minute show is perfect for anyone who loves classical or jazz music, and
the music of Gershwin. Feel comfortable hearing the CSO in the relaxed and welcoming hall of the
Palladium during this afternoon performance.

The show begins at 4 p.m. Sunday, inside the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts.
Tickets begin at $35.

Click here for tickets.

Step into the streets of 1920s New York City, where a newspaper boy has a chance encounter with
the famous composer George Gershwin. Families can follow their developing friendship as the
Carmel Symphony Orchestra magically weaves Gershwin’s greatest hits into his stories. This
afternoon, Gershwin quickly learns that his new friend has musical talents … but can the boy find
the magic key to unlock his own musical potential?

History, drama, music and fun come together in one 50-minute performance. This engaging
concert is an ideal addition to any child’s developing musical experience.

Gershwin’s Magic Key has been recognized internationally for its quality, including receiving a
Grammy Nomination (2021), a Mom’s Choice Award, the Creative Child Awards – CD of the Year
2021, the National Parenting Products Award 2021, a Family Choice Award, the Smart Media –
Academics Choice Award and the Tillywigs Toy Awards – Brain Child Award.”

This performance is designed to be welcoming to live music lovers of all ages. If you enjoy
classical, jazz and anything Gershwin, get your tickets today for this one day only public
performance in Carmel.

You can see the full CSO season schedule at
Season tickets for 2023-24 are available at the Palladium Fifth Third Bank Box Office, 317-843-
3800 or online at Tickets for individual performances are also on sale.