Peter and the Wolf Children’s Symphony

A fairy tale brought to life through music and dance. Now available on television and on demand!

Classical Music for the Young Listener

Composed in 1936, Peter and the Wolf is a fairy tale brought to life through music and dance. The story follows Peter, a young boy, and the animals he encounters near his forest home. Each character’s unique musical theme combine for a beautiful and whimsical performance reproducible by a small school band or a full orchestra.

The Michigan Learning Channel has partnered with the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra and the Grand Rapids Ballet Company to bring this performance to your television. Catch screenings October 13 at 10:30am and 7:00pm and October 17 at 10:30am and 7:00pm. On demand video will be available during the entire month of October.

Teacher Resource Center

Find lesson plans and activities teachers can use to accompany the performance.

Virtual Field Trip

Click through an interactive experience to explore the Grand Rapids Ballet Company and the Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra with activities you can do at home.

Promotional Materials

Spread the word with our flyers for the broadcast special and the accompanying virtual field trip.