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Young People's: Carnival of the Animals

About This Concert:

This exploration concert is recommended for grades 1-3
Saint-Saëns' masterpiece for two pianos and orchestra will feature Young People’s Concerto Competition winner Emma Taggart and her brother Jacob Taggart as soloists. Writer Shane Hawley will also perform his original poetry inspired by the magical Carnival of Animals.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
  • Shane Hawley, poet and host
  • Minnesota Dance Theatre, dance ensemble
  • Emma Taggart, piano
  • Jacob Taggart, piano

Fun Facts:

  • Students will hear all of their favorite animals, including the Swan, the Elephant, Kangaroos, Lions, Birds and Fish.
  • Rounding out the program will be selections from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and other favorite works related to animals.
  • Featured poet Shane Hawley is a writer and performer from Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is a 2010 National Poetry Slam Champion and the author of ABC Death, a hilarious, macabre picture book about the tricky interactions between humans and animals, published by Button Poetry.

Minnesota Orchestra Young People’s Concerts are for schools, homeschools and families looking for an outstanding arts experience that is both educational and engaging. All orders must have at least one child (ages 1 to 17) and at least one accompanying adult.

Curriculum materials will be posted approximately six weeks before the concert.

Accessibility

American Sign Language interpretation available Assisted listening devices available Open Captioning available   Wheelchair seating available 

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall.

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403

Young People's: Carnival of the Animals

Tickets

1547439163

1551974400

1579579963

Thu Mar 7 10am Reserve

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Carnival of the Animals

Carnival of the Animals

About This Concert:

This exploration concert is recommended for grades 1-3
Saint-Saëns' masterpiece for two pianos and orchestra will feature Young People’s Concerto Competition winner Emma Taggart and her brother Jacob Taggart as soloists. Writer Shane Hawley will also perform his original poetry inspired by the magical Carnival of Animals.

  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Akiko Fujimoto, conductor
  • Shane Hawley, poet and host
  • Minnesota Dance Theatre, dance ensemble
  • Emma Taggart, piano
  • Jacob Taggart, piano

Fun Facts:

  • Students will hear all of their favorite animals, including the Swan, the Elephant, Kangaroos, Lions, Birds and Fish.
  • Rounding out the program will be selections from Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and other favorite works related to animals.
  • Featured poet Shane Hawley is a writer and performer from Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is a 2010 National Poetry Slam Champion and the author of ABC Death, a hilarious, macabre picture book about the tricky interactions between humans and animals, published by Button Poetry.

Minnesota Orchestra Young People’s Concerts are for schools, homeschools and families looking for an outstanding arts experience that is both educational and engaging. All orders must have at least one child (ages 1 to 17) and at least one accompanying adult.

Curriculum materials will be posted approximately six weeks before the concert.

Accessibility

American Sign Language interpretation available Assisted listening devices available Open Captioning available   Wheelchair seating available 

Accessibility at Orchestra Hall.