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Friday, January 10, 2014

Peter and the Wolf @ Plan B Theatre (SLC: Jan 18)

PETER AND THE WOLF
By Sergei Prokofiev
Salt Lake Symphony's Family Concert: Symphonic Stories
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2pm
Libby Gardner Hall, President's Circle, University of Utah (map)
Tickets $10 ($3 students & seniors) at 801-531-7501 or at the door
PETER AND THE WOLF is an interactive journey through the classic story of the hungry wolf, the ill-fated duck, the fortunate cat, the fearless little bird, and the brave and cunning Peter.  After more than 30 performances with a solo piano in partnership with the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, hear Jay Perry (under the direction of Christy Summerhays) narrate this timeless tale, backed by an 85-piece orchestra as part of Salt Lake Symphony's Family Concert: Symphonic Stories!  PETER AND THE WOLF shares the bill with Smith's THE GREAT LOCOMOTIVE CHASE, Grieg's IN THE HALL OF A MOUNTAIN KING,  Gregson-Williams' CHRONICLES OF NARNIA SUITE and an excerpt from the last movement of Rimsky Korsakov's SCHEHERAZADE.


 


PETER AND THE WOLF
A musical tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev
For children ages 3-8
In partnership with Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation
as part of the Script-In-Hand Series
First staged as part of THE ROSE EXPOSED

PETER AND THE WOLF is an interactive journey through the classic story of the hungry wolf, the ill-fated duck, the fortunate cat, the fearless little bird, and the brave and cunning Peter.
Kary Billings on piano
Narrated by Jay Perry
Directed by Christy Summerhays

The 45-minute program also features two short pieces from Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's SONATA IN C MAJOR and Aaron Copland's "Hoe-Down" from his ballet RODEO, both featuring Kary Billings on piano.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
The Rose Exposed, Salt Lake City
September 1, 2012

Neighborhood House, Salt Lake City
October 11, 2012

Salt Lake City School District
February 20-28, 2013
Davis County School District, sponsored by Davis Arts Council
March 4-13, 2013

The Rose Exposed, Salt Lake City
August 31, 2014
PETER AND THE WOLF reached 12,500 elementary students in Salt Lake and Davis Counties.  Read about it in the Standard-Examiner.

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