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Carnival of Animals

11:00 AM
Saturday, March 21, 2015

What instruments would you choose to create the sound of a massive elephant lumbering across the safari, an elegant swan in flight or a school of fish swimming with the current? Discover how members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra can conjure a zoo full of characters in this concert featuring Saint-Saëns’ popular Carnival of the Animals.

Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Enjoy brunch on at tesori conveniently located in Symphony Center! Menu and reservations.

The CSO thanks John Hart and Carol Prins for their support of our family concerts.


  • Program to include:
  • Mozart Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
  • Stravinsky Dance of the Firebird from The Firebird (1919)
  • Bartók Excerpts from Romanian Folk Dances
  • Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals

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