Go on a musical journey to meet animals and experience their habitats!
Musical Menagerie will invite viewers to connect music with animals—thanks to a partnership with The Minnesota Zoo—in a live concert that presents a variety of composers and styles of music as well as unique film elements and guests from the Zoo.
0:00: Introduction and Grieg Holberg Suite, I. Praeludium
4:40: Birds and Vivaldi Spring, No. 1 from The Four Seasons, I. Allegro
10:40:Coral Reefs and Williams Sea Sketches for String Orchestra, V. Calm Sea in Summer
18:46: Bumblebees and Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of the Bumblebee (arr. Holcombe)
23:29: Brown Bears and Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin, IV. Rigaudon (arr. Schuller)
29:21: Raptors and Stamp Eagles on Red Cedar Lake for Brass Quintet
37:03: Amur Tiger and DiLorenzo Fire Dance for Brass Quintet
44:04: Gibbons and Reich Duet for Two Solo Violins and String Orchestra
52:26: Wrap-Up and Perkinson Sinfonietta No. 1, III. Rondo: Allegro Furioso
The Minnesota Orchestra’s Young People’s Concerts and music education initiatives are generously supported by a lead gift from the Mary Ann Feldman Music Education Fund.