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The America Classical Orchestra will present Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, the tale of an adventurous young boy and his animal friends. Performing the role of narrator, Maestro Thomas Crawford, on the piano, is accompanied by ACO wind, string, and brass musicians, each portraying one of the story’s colorful characters. The presentation includes a complete performance of Peter and the Wolf along with an interactive educational segment for the audience. This classic symphonic fairytale will introduce classical music and the instruments of the orchestra to the youngest school audiences. While all grades are welcome, this program is best suited to grades K-3.
The American Classical Orchestra (www.aconyc.org) is New York’s leading period instrument orchestra, with regular concert performances at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Peter and the Wolf is part of the Orchestra’s educational outreach program, Classical Music for Kids (CMK).
Bring your family and introduce your children to the classic tale, classical music and the instruments of the orchestras: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, and piano.
If you wish to listen to Peter and the Wolf in advance of the concert, a recording is available by the Philadelphia Orchestra with David Bowie as narrator on Spotify at https://tinyurl.com/y8lrmvkq (A Spotify account required, but free to set up).
Peter and the Wolf with the American Classical Orchestra is presented the Greenwich Arts Council in association with the Ashforth Children's Concert Series of Greenwich Library.