The Carnival of the Animals
ESO Symphony For Kids presented by Imperial Oil

The Carnival of the Animals

February 12 1:00 PM & 4:00 PM

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Winspear Admission policy

Admission to the facility and the event of this ticket is subject to compliance with the facility protocols in effect on the date of entry to the event. Failure of any ticketholder to comply with laws or facility protocols may result in refusal of admission or expulsion.

Requirements: Rapid tests are not accepted.

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Symphony For Kids presented by Imperial Oil

Join us for The Carnival of the Animals! Follow the musical antics of The Elephant, The Swan, The Kangaroo, and more creatures that hee-haw, roar, cluck, cuckoo, and chirp. As well, you’ll hear music of the natural world – wind, earth, and water – the elements that give us life. Your favourite animal friends await you at the Winspear Centre for this exciting Edmonton Symphony Orchestra performance!

Program to include:

Saint-Saëns The Carnival of the Animals
Vivaldi The Four Seasons (Excerpts)
Rimsky-Korsakov The Flight of the Bumblebee
Tyson Four Strong Winds
Handel "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" Organ Concerto
Handel Alla Hornpipe (from Water Music
Elgar Wild Bears

Program subject to change.


Cosette Justo Valdes, ESO Assistant Conductor
Bill Dimmer, Ringmaster

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What to expect

For all ESO performances:
  • All guests ages 12 and over must show proof of vaccination prior to entry.
  • Everyone aged 18 and over must show photo ID.
  • Mask-wearing is mandatory in all indoor public places.

*Depending on your performance:
  • Seating may be distanced
  • Intermissions may be included in the concert length

*Check your concert for more details.

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Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 1:00 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission
Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 4:00 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission

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Land Acknowledgement

The Winspear Centre and Edmonton Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge that we are on Treaty 6 Territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for many Indigenous Peoples. We honour and recognize the rich artistic, cultural, and musical traditions of the Cree, Nakota Sioux, Metis, Dene, Saulteaux, and the many more Indigenous communities that call this land we share, home.

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