May 16 2015
TELUS Spark, Inspiration Stage
Conductor Mélanie Léonard and the Wild West New Music Ensemble perform modern masterworks with a wild twist. This animal-themed concert features Prokofiev’s beloved favourite Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Calgary’s own Jonathan Love alongside 20th century master, Luciano Berio’s Opus Number Zoo. Children and adults alike will delight in R. Murray Schafer’s Beauty and the Beast featuring mezzo-soprano Sara Staples. It’s fun for the whole family!
Luciano Berio : Opus Number Zoo
Prokofiev (Transcribed by Earl. C. North) : Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Jonathan Love
R. Murray Schafer : Beauty and the Beast featuring Sara Staples, mezzo-soprano