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

The Carnival of the Animals

(New Date)
June 12 1:30 PM & 4:00 PM
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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
Elgar Wild Bears (Wand of Youth: Suite No. 2)
Handel Alla Hornpipe (Water Music Suite No. 2 in D major)
Handel Organ Concerto No. 13 in F major "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
Rimsky-Korsakov The Flight of the Bumblebee
Vivaldi The Four Seasons (Excerpts)
Tyson Four Strong Winds

Program subject to change.


Cosette Justo Valdés, ESO Assistant Conductor
Robert Uchida, ESO Violin & Leader
Jeremy Spurgeon Organ
Bill Dimmer, Narrator / Ringmaster

Concert Update

Planning for safer concert experiences, these performances are now rescheduled as follows:

Sat, Feb 12 • 1:00 PMSun, Jun 12 • 1:30 PM

Sat, Feb 12 • 4:00 PMSun, Jun 12 • 4:00 PM

Original tickets will be valid for the new performance dates.


Sunday, June 12, 2022 • 1:30 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission
Sunday, June 12, 2022 • 4:00 PM
Staggered seating
No intermission

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Winspear Admission policy

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39 - Land Acknowledgement

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.