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Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

Daniel Brier, Conductor
Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 3:00pm
Chenery Auditorium
Family Discovery

A celebration of community and family, bringing together Saint-Saëns’s classic “Carnival of the Animals” with delightful African animal tales, for a dynamic performance honoring world traditions of story-telling, music, drumming, and dance.

This collaboration combines the Westhuizen Duo and Rootead Enrichment Center.

Pre-concert activities begin at 2 p.m. and include an instrument petting zoo.

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No refunds are available for returned tickets.

ACCESSIBILITY: We strive to make all venues where the KSO offers concerts fully accessible to all. Additionally, sensory friendly accommodations such as headphones, sunglasses, earplugs, and quiet fidget objects are made available for free at all concerts for children and adults. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact the KSO office at 269-349-7759.

Featured Artists

Daniel Brier, conductor
Westhuizen Duo
Rootead Enrichment Center


— Instrument Petting Zoo, Meet the Maestro, and Pre-Concert Activities | 3 p.m. —

SAINT-SAËNS (1835 – 1921): Le carnaval des animaux (Carnival of the Animals)
                    Intro et Marche royale du lion (Intro and Royal March of the Lion)
                    Poules et coqs (Hens and Roosters)
                    Hémiones – Animaux véloces (Wild Donkeys – Fleet Animals)
                    Tortues (Tortoises)
                    Kangourous (Kangaroos)
                    Personnages à longues oreilles (People with Long Ears)
                    Le coucou au fond des bois (Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods)
                    Volière (Aviary)
                    Pianistes (Pianists)
                    Fossiles (Fossils)
                    Le cygnet (The Swan)
                    Final (Finale)
                                        Sophié van der Westhuizen, piano
                                        Pierre van der Westhuizen, piano