Peter and the Wolf archiveThe children's story told to words and, more importantly, music.


Music: Prokofiev
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Archive listings for Peter and the Wolf

Work type: Concert.


27 Oct 19Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury :: V1452754579
listing details L01923938287
20 Oct 19Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone :: V680
listing details L840459053


Join us for a thrilling afternoon as we meet a hero, a duck and a wolf, in a fascinating story about a boy called Peter! This screening of the timeless Oscar?-winning animation will be accompanied by Prokofiev's indelible score, performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Learn more about the wonderful world of orchestral music through one of the most beloved stories of our time.Company Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Nick Davies. Performer Tim Steiner (presenter).
30 Jun 19Royal Albert Hall, Inner London :: V221
listing details L0937906937


Peter and the Wolf is a classical piece, ideal for introducing children to classical music. In this version Chamberhouse Winds have five players showcasing the key parts of the work, with a narrator to bring you a more intimate experience. There will also be other popular pieces and a chance to try out the instruments afterwards.
2 May 11Rose Theatre Kingston, Kingston :: V051452426
listing details L1578957515


Based on one of the most popular pieces of classical music for children, Peter & the Wolf Live is a magical theatrical experience for the whole family. The stunningly beautiful Oscar ®-winning film Peter & the Wolf brings to life Prokofiev’s classic introduction to the orchestra through the enthralling story of a brave boy called Peter and his quest to defeat the wolf. In this unique production the orchestra’s instruments take on character roles, with the narrator introducing the lovable Duck, represented by the oboe, and the grumpy Grandfather, brought to life by the bassoon. These images are projected onto a large screen above the stage, bringing the darkly magical world of Peter & the Wolf alive. Southbank Centre presents Peter& the Wolf Live in association with Breakthru Films.Company Philharmonia Orchestra. Performer Jarvis Cocker (narrator).
29 Dec 10 to 30 Dec 10Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L01498568035

The Orchestra of the Blue Balloon - T01760134325

BreakThru Films' Oscar -winning animation of Sergei Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf gets the big-screen treatment in an unforgettable Christmas concert experience for all the family. Accompanied by orchestral score and newly commissioned script, this UK premiere production is performed live by the Orchestra of the Blue Balloon. Peter and the Wolf is the story of a boy's thirst for adventure and determination to confront his fear. This much-loved tale - famously pairing animal characters with instruments of the orchestra - has resonated with over five generations of children since its premiere in 1936. The new film - screened here in a live performance with a new script - reworks Prokofiev's timeless masterpiece with ingenious new twists, capturing all the fun and excitement of the original story.Conductor Mark Stephenson.
21 Dec 10Brighton Dome, Brighton :: V655
listing details L986067122


This Christmas spectacular is based on Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf , bringing a contemporary, fun edge to this children’s classic. Narration is by famous comedian and actor Mark Little and the visuals are an original set of contemporary illustrations by Peter Mac, commissioned especially for this event by the De La Warr Pavilion. The concert opens with Mussorgsky’s Night on a Bare Mountain, which describes the dances of spirits and witches until the village church bell breaks the spell to reveal the peaceful new dawn. You will then be transported back to Imperial Russia for two colourful, spectacular ballet scores. Enjoy Tschaikovsky’s imaginative and popular music from The Nutcracker Suite, including the famous Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers. The first half of the evening continues with excerpts from Glazunov’s evocative and colourful The Seasons, written in 1899 for the Imperial Ballet and first performed in St Petersburg in 1900. The second half of the evening is the tale of Peter and the Wolf, accompanied with a live score by the ESCC and narrated by Mark Little. This performance features unique and never-seen-before illustrations by Peter Mac. This promises to be a magical and beautiful evening, giving you a different twist to the standard Christmas offerings.Company Hastings Area Youth Orchestra. Performer Mark Little (narrator).
19 Dec 10De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea :: V651
listing details L0740694414


Company Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor Mark Stephenson.
28 Dec 09 to 30 Dec 09Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L747142678


Company City of London Sinfonia. Conductor Mark Stephenson.
8 May 09Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L826410842


Producer In the Wings. Director Anne Geenen. Choreographer Didy Veldman. Company Philharmonia Orchestra (soloists).
26 Mar 08 to 27 Mar 08Festival Theatre, Edinburgh :: V600
listing details L854046513


A live performance of Prokoviev’s classic score featuring members of the Orchestra of Opera North will accompany an acclaimed new film adaptation of Prokofiev's classic tale Peter & the Wolf. Peter slips the guard of his haunted, over-protective Grandfather and, with a little help from a crazy Bird and a dreamy Duck, outsmarts the Wolf, in this stop-motion film by BAFTA award-winning director Suzie TempletonCompany Opera North.
27 Nov 07 to 29 Nov 07Leeds Playhouse (formerly West Yorkshire Playhouse), Leeds :: V977
listing details L01180384798


A performance of Prokofiev’s much-loved Peter and the Wolf – a fantastic first introduction to the orchestra. When Peter leaves the safety of his grandfather’s garden for the gloom of the woods beyond, he finds all kinds of new friends - and some new enemiesCompany Hanover Square Chamber Orchestra. Director Marc Corbett-Weaver.
30 Apr 07Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V103615241
listing details L723594912


This spectacular feast of popular Russian masterpieces includes the prestigious world premiere of an animated film version of Prokofiev's much-loved classic.Company Philharmonia Orchestra.
23 Sep 06Royal Albert Hall, Inner London :: V221
listing details L0671244291

Young Musicians Concert - T01819645785

An all-Russian programme, including a complete performance of Tchaikovsky's enchanting Album for the Young shared by nine young pianists, and Prokofiev's evergreen Peter and the Wolf, played by the scholars of the Berkshire Young Musicians' Trust.Company Berkshire Young Musicians' Trust. Conductor Robert Roscoe. Performer David Marcou (narrator).
14 Nov 04Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
listing details L0833935106


Company Royal Opera House Orchestra.
6 Jun 04Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L01799497234


Company London Sinfonietta. Conductor Martyn Brabbins. Performer Sally Pomme Clayton (narrator).
23 Mar 03Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L1831955790


Company Little Symphony of London. Conductor Darrell Davison. Performer Malcolm Messiter (Oboe).
28 Apr 01Fairfield Halls, Outer London :: V295
listing details L0977849273


Company BT Scottish Ensemble.
21 May 00Queen's Hall, Edinburgh :: V603
listing details L01413419729

Other listings

24 Apr 99Fairfield Halls, Outer London :: V295
listing details L775265110
14 Feb 99Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
listing details L842744621
14 Feb 99Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
listing details L1755805767

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