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Free Family Concert & Instrument Petting Zoo
Free Family Concert: Tunes, Tales & Tricksters
Saturday, June 2, 2012, 2 PM
Hyde Park Branch Library
35 Harvard Ave, Hyde Park
Free admission, stroller-accessible, and appropriate for all ages!
Can music tell a tale? Join the Chameleon Arts Ensemble for an afternoon of classical music inspired by stories and communication through music. A crafty trickster comes to life, drums tell stories from Polynesian folklore, a violin sings a lullaby, and musical instruments have a conversation.
Instrument Petting Zoo:
An instrument “Petting Zoo” and demonstration will follow the performance in the Library's beautiful outdoor Children's Garden. Children will be able handle and play orchestral instruments as guided by the musicians, and will be encouraged to touch, blow, pluck, bow, and strike.
Musical Selections to include:
Richard Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel Merry Pranks for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin & bass
Michael Colgrass, Te Tuma Te Papa for solo percussion
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sonata for bassoon & cello in B-flat major
Reinhold Glière, Lullaby from Duets, Op. 39 for violin & cello
Roberto Sierra, “Three Thoughts” for bass clarinet & percussion
Hans Indigo Spencer, Conversations for ensemble and kids – World Premiere