Carnival of the Animals

Sat 20 July 2019

Northern Chamber Orchestra

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals

With its humorous and delightful melodies, Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals is a perennial favourite amongst music-lovers young and old. Now BIF’s Orchestra in Residence, Northern Chamber Orchestra presents this unique concert, aimed at young people and families of all ages.

Carnival of the Animals Schools Project in partnership with Buxton Festival Fringe.

 

Programme

Orchestra

Violin I

Nicholas Ward

 

Violin II

Simon Gilks

 

Viola

Richard Muncey

 

Cello

William Hewer

 

Bass

James Manson

 

Flute/Piccola

Conrad Marshall

 

Clarinet

Elizabeth Jordan

 

Percussion

John Melbourne

Joy Powdrill

 

Piano

Benjamin Powell

Gemma Beeson

 

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921): The Carnival of the Animals

  1. Introduction et marche royale du lion (Introduction and Royal March of the Lion)
  2. Poules et coqs (Hens and Cockerels)
  3. Hémiones (animaux véloces) (Wild Asses ((Swift Animals))
  4. Tortues (Tortoises)
  5. L’Éléphant (The Elephant)
  6. Kangourous (Kangaroos)
  7. Aquarium
  8. Personages à longues oreilles (People with Long Ears)
  9. Le Coucou au fond des bois (The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods)
  10. Volière (Aviary)
  11. Pianistes (Pianists)
  12. Fossiles (Fossils)
  13. Le cygne (The Swan)
  14. Finale