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Carnival of the Animals

Saturday

Mar 07, 2020
11:30 AM

 

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Performance Details

Lina Gonzalez-Granados Conductor

Charlotte Blake Alston Narrator

Ying Li Piano

Zitong Wang Piano
Dancers from the Rock School for Dance Education
Bojan and Stephanie Spassoff Directors

PROGRAM 

Falla “Ritual Fire Dance,” from El amor brujo
Ravel “Laideronnette, Empress of Pagodes,” from Mother Goose Suite
Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals
Debussy “Ballet,” from Petite Suite

Lions and tigers and ... pianists? Oh, my! Camille Saint-Saëns's Carnival of the Animals is a musical journey through the animal kingdom that's fun for all ages. Verizon Hall will be magically turned into a zoo through your child's imagination as animals are conjured up by the musicians of the Orchestra. Enhance your family's experience with Pre-Concert Adventures, free for all ticket holders, beginning one hour before the concert.

*This performance is sensory-friendly

Verizon Hall

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Carnival of the Animals at the Philadelphia Zoo

Due to rapidly evolving developments, and in accordance with the City of Philadelphia’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, all scheduled Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals, performances, and events through May 10, 2020, are cancelled. Learn more

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