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Denver Performing Arts Complex, 1245 Champa St, Denver, CO 80204

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Colorado Symphony - Carnival of The Animals

Closed March 11, 2018

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Camille Saint-Saens

Why See Colorado Symphony - Carnival of The Animals?

A glimpse into the animal Kingdom

Step into a bustling menagerie with this delightful program for the whole family from the Colorado Symphony. First, a trip to the zoo with Camille Saint-Saens' bewitching representation of the animal kingdom complete with bouncing kangaroos, flittering birds, stomping tortoises, elephants and the glorious life of the aquarium (among many more). It's instantly recognizable and great for introducing your little ones to the magic of the orchestra.

Composed in 1886, Saint-Saens originally meant it to be a practise piece for his students and never published it during his lifetime. The legend of his wonderful private performances endured though, and in 1922, a year after his death, the public got to hear what has become his most enduring work.

Don't miss this or Poulenc's tribute to a very special childhood favorite; The Story of Barbar, The Little Elephant which closes the performance.

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Performance date: 11 March 2018

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Image by Paul Brennan Used under Creative Commons License

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