School Concert: Once Upon a Symphony: Abiyoyo

Apr 7 - Apr 21, 2025


In this South African folktale adapted by singer-songwriter Pete Seeger, a boy and his father are banished from their town for making mischief. They are welcomed back when they find a way to make a monster named Abiyoyo disappear. This redemptive story features enchanting music performed by members of the CSO.

Produced and presented in partnership with Chicago Children’s Theatre

Free tickets and transportation are provided to Chicago Public Schools attending CSO for Kids School Concerts and Once Upon a Symphony. For more information, visit the School Concerts FAQ page.