The Carnival of Animals
Special Children's Concert
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Saint-Saens The Carnival of Animals
Jun Kim, Conductor
Marsha Kelly, Narrator
The Washington Chamber Orchestra under the direction of its artistic director Jun Kim will perform a Special Children's Concert "THE CARNIVAL of ANIMALS" by Camille Saint-Saëns, on Sunday April 22, 2017 at 2:00 pm at The Sherwood Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax VA 22030. Narrator is Marsha Kelly of the Irish group Síor-Óg, and Bora Lee and Yoahn Kwon will be the guest pianists.
“The Carnival of Animals” is a classic piece for children in 14 movements that represent different animals — a turtle, hens and roosters, elephants, fish, kangaroos, and more - and it is performed widely as it is regarded as one of the great pieces to introduce classical music to children. WCO will open the concert with another audience favorite "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" by W.A. Mozart.
Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students under 18 and free for children under 12. Tickets at the door or at the WCO web site www.thewco.org. The concert is sponsored by the City of Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival and made possible by a grant from the City’s Commission on the Arts.