Maybe Something Beautiful
CSO for Kids • 01-Apr-2021
What good can a splash of color do in a community of gray? As Mira and her neighbors discover, more than you might ever imagine! Based on the award-winning book by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell, and illustrated by Rafael López, Maybe Something Beautiful reveals how art can inspire transformation. Featuring bilingual narration in English and Spanish, this story proves that even the smallest artists can accomplish something big.
This program is perfect for ages 5–10.
English and Spanish editions of the book are published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Text copyright © 2016 by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell. Illustrations copyright © 2016 by Rafael López. Used by permission of the authors and illustrator. All rights reserved.
DEL ÁGUILA Quinteto Sinfónico
HURTADO Son de la Bruja
PIAZZOLLA (arr. Jeff Scott) Libertango
Support for CSO for Kids is provided by Abbott Fund, Archer Daniels Midland Company, John Hart and Carol Prins, Kinder Morgan, PNC, Megan and Steve Shebik, Michael and Linda Simon, the Walter and Caroline Sueske Charitable Trust and an anonymous family foundation.
Allstate Insurance Company is the CSOA Youth Education Program Sponsor.
Produced in collaboration with Chicago Children's Theatre.
EXTRAS (available on web only)
Watch: Hurtado's 'Son de la Bruja' and 'Maybe Something Beautiful'
Watch: 'Giocoso' from del Aguila's 'Quinteto Sinfonico'
Watch: Piazzolla's 'Libertango' and 'Maybe Something Beautiful'
Watch: The CSO winds on 'Maybe Something Beautiful'
Read: Preparatory Guide (English)
Read: Preparatory Guide (Spanish)
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