Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant
- Sat. Oct. 27, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Roy Thomson Hall
- Sat. Oct. 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Roy Thomson Hall
Jack Prelutsky, the first Children's Poet Laureate of the United States, recites poems from his popular book,
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant, live with the TSO! It's a hilarious mashup of animals and everyday objects that will keep you in stitches from start to finish. Also featured is The Carnival of the Animals
by Saint-Saëns, played in tandem with Jack's delightfully clever new verses.
Come to the concert half an hour early for a special pre-concert performance in the lobby!
Jack Prelutsky and Lucas Richman will be signing books & CDs in the North Lobby after the 3:30pm performance
Listen to the podcast for this concert
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Young People's Concerts are performances for families with children ages 5 - 12, and often include actors, dancers, costumes, and more! Learn more about the concert by visiting tso.ca/podcasts. We regret that we cannot allow children under 2 years of age into any TSO concert.
- Lucas Richman, conductor
- Jack Prelutsky, narrator
- Anna Vertypolokh, piano
- Annie Zhou, piano
|Lucas Richman: Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant (Canadian première) With Projected Images
|Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals
The TSO's Young People's Concerts and Family Christmas Concert are created especially for audience members ages 5 to 12. While children ages 2 to 5 are welcome to attend these concerts, 5 years is considered an appropriate lower age limit. Children 2 to 5 may attend the TSO's Young People's Concerts and Family Christmas Concert with ticket purchase, at their parents' discretion. We regret we cannot allow children under 2 years of age into any TSO concert.