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Carnival of the (Australian) Animals - Hindson

Event

Carnival of the (Australian) Animals - Hindson

  • Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2pm
  • Venue: Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall — Bennelong Point, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: General: $39 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 9250 7777

Event Details

Carnival of the (Australian) Animals - An SSO Family Concert.

Australia is notorious for its fearsome fauna – any visitor can tell you about our biting, stinging animals! So an Australian like Matthew Hindson is probably best qualified to compose a modern "Carnival of the Animals" that's all about the nasty ones.

Big and hairy, small and scary, and finishing with the most dangerous creatures of all – humans! Then TV personality Richard Morecroft narrates the music that started it all – Saint-Saëns' Carnival of the Animals – with new words by Bradley Trevor Greive (The Blue Day Book). From the long-eared bilby to the koala and the blobfish, Greive finds Aussie animals to match Saint-Saëns' original musical caricatures.

Suitable for ages 3+ and their families.
Arrive early or stay afterwards for our Kids Activity Zone.

Program

HINDSON Dangerous Creatures
SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals with words by Bradley Trevor Greive

Featured non-Australian music: Saint-Saëns

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 9250 7777 or by email to info@sydneysymphony.com

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