Family concert: The Carnival of the Animals

01 Nov 2020
Family concert

Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker
Nodoka Okisawa

Nina Hoss, Lucas Jussen, Arthur Jussen

  • free

    Maurice Ravel
    Ma Mère l’Oye (arr. by Matthias Kaufmann) (20 min.)

  • free

    Camille Saint-Saëns
    The Carnival of the Animals with texts by Loriot (38 min.)

    Nina Hoss speaker, Lucas Jussen piano, Arthur Jussen piano

Chickens clucking, zebras running and kangaroos jumping around: Camille Saint-Saëns created colourful and captivating music about the animal world in his famous Carnival of the Animals. Which pachyderm has hidden himself in the double bass? And what strange creatures are jumping out of the xylophone? Actor Nina Hoss and the pianist brothers Lucas and Arthur Jussen go on a voyage of discovery together with the Karajan Academy, conducted by Nodoka Okisawa. As an introduction, Maurice Ravel’s Ma Mère l’Oye (“Mother Goose”) whisks us away to the world of animals.

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