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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

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

Saturday, October 14, 2017 2 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
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Edwin Outwater by Sean Puckett, John Lithgow by Bonnie Schiffman / Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, LLC
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.
For ages 6–12

Performers

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

Program

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

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.

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