Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns

Carnival of the Animals

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Overview

Duration: 1 hour
Carnival of the Animals – an Animal Trilogy
I. The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant: After the children's book by Jean de Brunhoff (1899–1937), music by Francis Poulenc (1899–1963)
II. Ferdinand: After the children's book by Munro Leaf (1905–1976), music by Alan Ridout (1934–1996)
III. The Carnival of the Animals: Music by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)
In German with explanations in English
Dates
Abstract

In an entertaining hour, the Salzburg Marionette Theatre tells three musical animal stories: That of the little elephant Babar, who flees to a city and begins to live like a human being; that of the young bull Ferdinand, who has other preferences than his wild peers; and Saint-Saëns' famous Carnival of the Animals in a poetic reinterpretation.

Music

The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant: for piano by Francis Poulenc
Ferdinand: for violin by Alan Ridout
The Carnival of the Animals: for chamber orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns

Music performed by students of the Mozarteum University Salzburg.

Cast

The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
Concept: Herbert Kapplmüller, Lisa Stumpfögger
Production, dramaturgy: Lisa Stumpfögger
Costumes: Herbert Kapplmüller
Set design: Herbert Kapplmüller
Narrator: Hanna Schygulla

Ferdinand
Concept: Philippe Brunner, Edouard Funck
Production, dramaturgy: Philippe Brunner
Puppets: Vladimir Fediakov
Set design: Emanuel Paulus
Narrator: Matthias Bundschuh

The Carnival of the Animals
Concept: Matthias Bundschuh, Philippe Brunner
Production, dramaturgy: Matthias Bundschuh
Set design: Matthias Bundschuh, Philippe Brunner
Puppets, costumes: Barbara Weinhold
Puppet maker: Günther Weinhold

Additional
information

Premiere: June 15, 2023

Dates

Th,  15.06.2023 | 19:30
Carnival of the Animals Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns
without intermission 1 hour
Fr,  16.06.2023 | 19:30
Carnival of the Animals Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns
without intermission 1 hour
Sa,  17.06.2023 | 16:00
Carnival of the Animals Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns
without intermission 1 hour
Sa,  24.06.2023 | 16:00
Carnival of the Animals Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns
without intermission 1 hour
We,  12.07.2023 | 17:00
Carnival of the Animals Poulenc/Ridout/Saint-Saëns
without intermission 1 hour
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