Montreal Chamber Music Festival presents

Fairy Tales / Contes de fées

A family concert featuring everyone’s favourite works: Carnival of the Animals and Peter and the Wolf.

If ever there was a good reason for a Sunday afternoon family outing, it is this concert! Everyone, or almost everyone, knows the melodies and descriptive stories of the Carnival of the Animals (narrated in French) and the tale Peter and the Wolf (narrated in English).

Be entranced by this magical blend of words and music as narrated by actor Jean Marchand. On-stage will be 19 outstanding performers including many members of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Alexander Read, violin
Bora Kim, violin
Lambert Chen, viola
Noémie Raymond-Friset, cello
Eric Chappell, double bass
Ariane Brisson, flute
Theodore Baskin, oboe
Antonin Cuerrier, clarinet
Mary Chalk, bassoon
Catherine Turner, horn
Nadia Côté, horn
Sarah Amahrit, horn
Stéphane Beaulac, trumpet
Renaud Gratton, trombone
Kevin Ahfat, piano
Chloé Dumoulin, piano
Jean Marchand, narration.

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Carnival of the Animals
Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
Hens and Roosters
Wild Asses (Swift Animals)
The Elephant
Characters with Long Ears
The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
The Swan

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67

Salle Bourgie
Sunday, June 11, 2023 at 3:30pm
FREE for children under 16
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