Music: Carnival of the Animals

7 May 2018

  • Reading time • 1 minute
  • More like this

10 June, 1pm & 3pm @ Perth Concert Hall ·
Presented by West Australian Symphony Orchestra in conjunction with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre ·

The magic of a live symphony orchestra in a one-hour concert for families.

Let your imagination run wild with Saint-Saëns’ delightful classic that introduces the instruments of the orchestra.

Featuring the celebrated puppetry of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre and poetry by Nick Enright this performance will delight children and families with a blend of music, puppets and stop motion animation.

Lions, elephants, tortoises, roosters, kangaroos and more come alive during this audience favourite as WASO turns Perth Concert Hall into a sumptuous zoo for this detailed tour of Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals.

Suitable for 5-12 year olds. All live action is projected onto a big screen above the stage.

SAINT-SAENS Carnival of the Animals
Words by Nick Enright

Benjamin Northey conductor

More info:

Like what you're reading? Support Seesaw.

Author —

Past Articles

  • WIN books by Anna Jacobs

    We have three books by author Anna Jacobs, signed exclusively, to giveaway to one lucky reader. Find out how to win here.

  • A human experience

    Daring and playful, Teac Damsa’s MÁM provides more than enjoyment, discovers young writer Alice Fittock.

Read Next

Leave a comment

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio


Cleaver Street Studio