Performance Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 2 PM

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf and Other Stories

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The Orchestra of St. Luke’s returns to Carnegie Hall with three fantastic family-friendly stories for orchestra and narrator. Prokofiev’s classic Peter and the Wolf is performed alongside two new compositions: Caroline Shaw’s adaptation of The Mountain That Loved a Bird by Alice McLerran, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and Robert Xavier Rodriguez’s take on a favorite children’s book, The Dot and the Line by Norton Juster, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.


  • Orchestra of St. Luke's
  • Edwin Outwater, Conductor
  • John Lithgow, Narrator


  • ROBERT XAVIER RODRIGUEZ The Dot and the Line (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • CAROLINE SHAW The Mountain That Loved a Bird (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf
For ages 6–12
Support provided by Wetherby-Pembridge School
Thanks to the New York City Administration for Children's Services and the Department of Homeless Services for supporting families during Family Concerts.

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by endowment gifts from The Irene Diamond Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.
Lead support for the 125 Commissions Project is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Additional funding is provided by members of Carnegie Hall's Composer Club.