Camille Saint-Saëns' "Le Carnaval des animaux" (The Carnival of the Animals) was first performed privately in 1886, but it was not publicly premiered until 1922. The suite consists of 14 movements, each depicting a different animal or character.
Family Concert: Carnival of the Animals
"Le Carnaval des animaux" is known for its charming and humorous musical depictions of various animals. The suite includes sets depicting lions, chickens and roosters, turtles, elephants, kangaroos, aquarium fish and more. Each movement is characterized by its own melodies, rhythms and musical motifs that capture the nature and characteristics of the animals they represent.
Camille Saint-Saëns: Le Carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals)
Afterwards in the foyer: trying out musical instruments from the [Klingende Museum] under expert guidance
Recommended for children from 5 years. No break, duration: approx. 70 minutes