Fantasia in Concert
Nov 24 - Nov 26, 2023
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Join us for a thrilling performance of Disney's groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation, Fantasia. Magnificent repertoire from the original 1940 version and Fantasia 2000, including The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and The Nutcracker Suite, will be performed by the CSO while Disney's stunning footage is shown on the big screen. Experience iconic moments and childhood favorites as you never have before!

Presentation Licensed by Disney© Concerts

  • Venue
    Symphony Center
  • Price Range
  • Length
    2 hours
  • Preconcert Conversation
    Robbie Ellis (Nov. 24 only)
Friday, November 24, 2023
7:30 PM
Saturday, November 25, 2023
7:30 PM
Sunday, November 26, 2023
3:00 PM
Featuring works by:

Beethoven, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and more


Enhance your concert experience with this additional event.

Preconcert Conversation

Explore the music in a free preconcert conversation featuring Robbie Ellis (Nov. 24 only) in Orchestra Hall 75 minutes before the performance. The talk will last approximately 30 minutes. No additional tickets are needed.


This concert is part of the CSO at the Movies series, which is generously sponsored by Megan and Steve Shebik.

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