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A clever composer called Camille Saint-Sa?ns once wondered what animals would sound like as pieces of music - what would a growly lion or a skippy kangaroo, an aquarium of fish or a cuckooing cuckoo sound like if they were turned into music notes? Using the music that Camille Saint-Sa?ns composed, Drew Colby (in a collaboration with concert pianist Sarah Kershaw) takes the composer's musings one step further and imagines what the animals would look like if they were created using just two hands and a light. The Carnival of the Animals has captivated audiences young and old across the UK, and in Israel, Turkey and Germany since its premiere in Yorkshire in 2016. The much-loved music of Camille Saint-Sa?ns combines with the visual magic of Drew Colby's hand shadows to create a spell-binding, hilarious and (in the words of the children at the preview performances) "amazing and mysterious" virtuoso performance.

Music Saint-Saens.

Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals (Kids show) production archive for QTIX code T076289168. Details of all Carnival of the Animals archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S675088446

Archive Listings

10 Jun 18Warwick Arts Centre
Coventry
West Midlands

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