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The Carnival of the Animals

The Carnival of the Animals

2019 February 24, Sunday, 14.00
Kaunas State Philharmonic, Other location
Performers
Soloists:
SIMONAS MIKNIUS (piano)
SIMONAS POŠKA (piano)
RUGILĖ JUKNEVIČIŪTĖ (cello)
RAPOLAS BARTULIS (clarinet)
AUŠVYDAS KRIŠČIŪNAS (double bass)
Conductor VILMANTAS KALIŪNAS
Actor PAULIUS MARKEVIČIUS
Programme
The Carnival of the Animals

Camille Saint-Saëns’ fantasy Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals)

The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra presents young talents patronised by Mstislav Rostropovich Charity and Support Foundation “Support for Lithuanian children”.

French composer Camille Saint-Saëns composed fantasy The Carnival of the Animals(Le carnaval des animaux) in 1886. It is a program-suite consisting of fourteen movements – a humorous representation of various animals: 

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion (Introduction et marche royale du lion)
Hens and Roosters (Poules et coqs)
Wild Asses: Swift Animals (Hémiones (animaux véloces))
Tortoises (Tortues)
The Elephant (L'éléphant)
Kangaroos (Kangourous)
Aquarium
Characters with Long Ears 
(Personnages à longues oreilles)
The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods (Le coucou au fond des bois)
Aviary (Volière)
Pianists (Pianistes)
Fossils (Fossiles)
The Swan (Le cygne)
Finale (Final) 

The concert will also feature Carnival of the Animals, a poem written to this Saint-Saëns’ opus by American poet Ogden Nash (1902–1971).

 
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