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Peter and the Wolf... by Tim Burton

Sergei Prokofiev

Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow…

Pierre et le loup - Dessins de l'Ecole Waldeck Rousseau
Book

Cast

Musical tale op. 67

Elliot Jenicot (Pensionnaire de la Comédie-Française)  narrator
Les Dissonances  Strings ensemble
Ensemble Ouranos  Wind quintet

Slideshow by David Nolan with drawings of the pupils in 4th grade (2013-2014) from the Ecole Waldeck Rousseau, Les Lilas

This is the opening of Prokofiev’s musical tale which is known worldwide and has formed part of the early musical experiences of generations of children. By playing truant in the meadow, Peter gives voice to the instruments of the orchestra: the trill of the flute-bird and the grumbling notes of grandfather played by the bassoon. While enthusiastic narrator Elliot Jenicot delivers the story, projections of unusual children’s pictures inspired by the fantastical, humorous and gothic world of director Tim Burton bring a contemporary bite to this score, which forms an integral part of our global cultural heritage.

Unnumbered seating
Coréalisation Jeanine Roze Production / Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

Video

Pierre et le loup d'après Tim Burton

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