Explore a vivid world of color with the music from Camille’s Rainbow, a new performance for babies and toddlers, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall and Minnesota Opera. In six short, animated videos, hear original music from the live show, and explore joyful themes of color and transformation through a unique visual experience.
As part of Carnegie Hall’s Early Childhood Concerts, Camille's Rainbow is an immersive musical journey that celebrates unbridled creative play. The live performance will premiere at Carnegie Hall when conditions allow.
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Meet the Cast
Zoë Palmer, Librettist
Zoë Palmer is a co-creator, facilitator, and librettist based in the UK. In collaboration with Carnegie Hall, Zoë has collaborated on early childhood performances, including OTOYOTOY, NOOMA, and Camille’s Rainbow. Her creative work explores our relationship with the more-than-human world, and focuses on underrepresented narratives and voices.
Dan Scully, Animations
Dan Scully is an award-winning video and lighting designer whose work spans dance, theater, concerts, and film. His favorite color is the pinky-orange sky after a late afternoon thunderstorm.
Thomas Cabaniss, Composer
Thomas Cabaniss is a composer who writes for opera, theater, dance, film, and the concert stage. He lives in New York City, where he teaches at The Juilliard School and supports arts education projects through the Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.
Saskia Lane, Singer and Composer
Brooklyn-based Saskia Lane is a Juilliard-trained bassist, composer, performer, puppet maker, and educator whose work spans many genres.
Nilusha Dassenaike, Singer
Nilusha Dassenaike is a Sri Lankan–born Australian singer and composer who weaves her south Asian musical roots into her compositions, along with extended vocal techniques, electronics, improvisation, and mindfulness.
Nick Demeris, Singer
Nick Demeris is an interactive performer, teacher, and facilitator who connects with people around the globe through music.
Emeline Michel, Singer
Haitian songstress Emeline Michel is internationally acclaimed for fusing pop, jazz, blues, and traditional Haitian rhythms into joyful music.
Riza Printup, Harpist
Riza Printup is a classical and jazz harpist, early childhood educator, and children’s book author.
Lead funding is provided by The ELMA Music Foundation (U.S.) and an anonymous donor through support for the Lullaby Project and Early Childhood Programs.