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The Kanneh-Masons

Carnival of the Animals (Deluxe Book + CD)

A hardback book with CD pocket, with the full Carnival of the Animals texts accompanied by beautiful illustrations (250mm x 250mm, 60pp) Favourite children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written brand new texts to accompany Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. These will be narrated by star of The Favourite, Olivia Colman, along with Michael himself. 

Saint-Saëns’ suite plus narration by Michael & Olivia of Michael’s new texts Performed by the four eldest Kanneh-Masons plus extra musicians Introduction and Royal March of the Lion Hens and Roosters Wild Donkeys, Swift Animals Tortoises The Elephant Kangaroos Aquarium Characters with Long Ears The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods Aviary Pianists Fossils The Swan The Finale Bob Marley arr. Kanneh-Mason: REDEMPTION SONG 40th anniversary, arranged for all seven children GRANDPA CHRISTMAS Narration of Michael’s story by him and Mariatu, plus the below tracks:

1. Tchaikovsky: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from Nutcracker Suite (Konya & Jeneba – piano duo) 
2. - Maypole Dance (Sheku & Mariatu – cello duo)
3. - Mosquito Dance (Sheku & Aminata – cello duo)
4. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Rachmaninov: Flight of the Bumble Bee (Isata – solo piano)
5. Grieg Lyric Pieces: ‘Little Bird’ (Konya – solo piano)
6. Castelnuovo-Tedesco arr. Heifetz: ‘Sea Murmurs’ (Braimah & Jeneba – violin & piano)
7. Eric Whitacre arr. Parkin: ‘The Seal Lullaby’ (all seven children)

Performances: Perth Perth Concert Hall Thursday 4th August 2022 – 7pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Adelaide Her Majesty’s Theatre Sunday 7th August 2022 – 2pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Sydney The Concourse, Chatswood Tuesday 9th August 2022 – 7pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Sydney City Recital Hall, Sydney Thursday 11th August 2022 – 7pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Canberra Canberra Theatre Centre Sunday 14th August 2022 – 2pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Presented by Andrew McKinnon and Canberra Theatre Centre Brisbane Concert Hall, QPAC Thursday 18th August 2022 – 7pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Melbourne Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne Saturday 20th August 2022 – 2pm CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS