Barbara Yahr, conductor
Eric Mahl, assistant conductor
Helen-Jean Arthur, narrator
The GVO’s popular Family Concert features Prokofiev’s classic children’s story Peter and the Wolf, plus other favorites. With great music, audience participation, and our instrument petting zoo at the reception after the concert, there will be fun for the whole family.
Actress Helen-Jean Arthur was in the original productions of Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All To You and A Lie of the Mind, and the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink among some 50 Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. Most recently, she was in the Humana Festival in Louisville and in Therese Raquin at the Atlantic in New York. Other regional credits include Arena Stage in D.C. and The Guthrie Theatre. National Public Radio fans may have heard her broadcast from Symphony Space in Selected Shorts and the annual Bloomsday.