The Fraser Valley Symphony is holding a spring performance in Abbotsford on April 3.

The Fraser Valley Symphony is holding a spring performance in Abbotsford on April 3.

Family fun with the Fraser Valley Symphony

On Sunday, April 3, the Fraser Valley Symphony is hosting Family Fun, a spring concert with popular music from many generations

On Sunday, April 3, the Fraser Valley Symphony is hosting Family Fun, a spring concert with popular music from many generations.

Among the pieces will be movie themes from Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean along with the William Tell Overture from the Lone Ranger.

The ever-popular Peter and the Wolf by Prokoviev will also be featured. In this musical tale, the various instruments help tell the story of when young Peter and his animal friends encounter a dangerous wolf in the meadow.

The narrator for Peter and the Wolf will be Ian Hampton. Originally from London, Hampton was a founding member of the Academy of St-Martin-in-the-Fields and has played cello with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony. He has been associated with numerous musical groups in British Columbia since moving to Canada in 1966.

The concert is being held at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, 32315 South Fraser Way, in Abbotsford at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students and $5 for children12 and under.

Tickets are available online at www.fraservalleysymphony.org, in Abbotsford at Kings Music (2669 Langdon St.) or the Tourism Abbotsford Visitor Centre (34561 Delair Rd), or in Mission at Black Bond Books (32555 London Ave.). Tickets are also sold at the door, if available.

For more info call 604-744-9110.