Sensory Friendly

Event details

  • Saturday | March 7, 2020
  • 2:00 pm
  • Marietta Performing Arts Center
  • 770-429-2390

The Georgia Symphony's annual Sensory Friendly Concert returns to present great music in a sensory friendly environment. With limited seating and carefully crafted (but not watered down) selections of music, this performance is great for those that require a space free of the standard confines of a classical performance.

Attendees are able to move about, dance, sing in their seats (or change seats multiple times), wave arms in the air, wear their own ear coverings, and be themselves while enjoying a live classical music performance experience.

The GSO is pleased to welcome Ecuadorian cellist Francisco Vila as guest artist for this performance.

In addition to our instrumental petting zoo in the lobby, we will also have a visual art experience curated by Synergies Work, including interactive elements for audience members.






View more information about attending the performance below.

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Beethoven Symphony No. 6, 1st movement (adapted for this performance)

Tchaikovsky Andante cantabile
Francisco Vila-Haas, cello

Johnson: Will There Really Be a Morning?
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Stopford Singing to Share with the World
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Jenkins Adiemus
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus

Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st movement (adapted for this performance)

Boccherin Cello Concerto in B-flat Major, 1st movement
Francisco Vila-Haas, cello

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, 4th movement (adapted for this performance)

Francisco Vila-Haas

“Vila brought out the fervor and vitality…consummate projection.” -The Strad...

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Nathaniel F. Parker

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