VAM Symphony Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals

From the graceful reverie of a faun to the lumbering waltz of an elephant, the French flair for musical imagery pervades Debussy’s dream-like Prélude à l’aprèsmidi d’un faune and Saint-Saëns’ cavalcade of comical creatures, The Carnival of the Animals. Featuring Poulenc’s Concert champêtre for harpsichord and orchestra and VAM’s Mary Buckerfield White Choral program in works by Gabriel Fauré.

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Kathleen Allan, conductor
Christopher Gaze, narrator
Christina Hutten, harpsichord
VAM Mary Buckerfield White Choral Program

Camille Saint-Saëns, Le carnaval des animaux (The Carnival of the Animals)
Claude Debussy, Prélude à l’aprèsmidi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun)
Francis Poulenc, Concert champêtre (Pastoral Concerto) for harpsichord and orchestra
Gabriel Fauré, Pavane
Gabriel Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine 

1:30pm: pre-concert performance by VAM Choirs
2:00pm: concert start time

Cover image: Copilot Design

Online tickets are available until 12:00pm noon on Friday, May 4. After this point tickets will be available at the door for cash or cheque, subject to availability. The Box Office will open at 1:00pm on Sunday, May 6.

Repertoire selections may be subject to change without notice.

Tickets are non-refundable.

VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by RBC Foundation & The R and J Stern Family Foundation.

Location - Orpheum Theatre

601 Smithe St
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3L4 • Canada