Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Family Concert: The Pirate Queen
April 9, 2022 | 10:00am
April 9, 2022 | 11:30am
Helaine Becker’s The Pirate Queen is a story of the most powerful pirate in history, Zhen Yi Sao, who rose from poverty in Guangzhou, China in the early 1700s. At the peak of her reign, she commanded 1,800 ships and 70,000 men. Join the WSO as we re-tell this powerful tale through music.
Peter Wiebe, conductor
Jan Radford, co-host
Series Sponsor: Dr. & Mrs. Douglas Paterson
From the book Pirate Queen: A Story of Zheng Yi Sao. Text copyright © 2020 by Helaine Becker. Illustrations copyright © 2020 by Liz Wong. Used with permission from Groundwood Books Limited, Toronto. www.groundwoodbooks.com.
* Anyone age 12+ entering the Capitol Theatre for a performance is required to show proof of identification and proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two doses).