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The story of Babar

Saturday

26.11.2022

11:00 — Salle Marie Laggé

concerts for little ears

Mécène

Saturday

26.11.2022

15:30 — Salle Marie Laggé

concerts for little ears

Mécène

Sunday

27.11.2022

11:00 — Salle Marie Laggé

concerts for little ears

Mécène

Sunday

27.11.2022

15:30 — Salle Marie Laggé

concerts for little ears

Mécène

programme

A narrated musical tale for 6 musicians to music by Francis Poulenc, arranged for wind quintet and harp by F. Pierre.


the music

Loïc Schneider, flute
Nora Cismondi, oboe
Camillo Battistello, clarinet
Vincent Godel, bassoon
Clément Charpentier-Leroy, french horn

Carlotta Bulgarelli, harp

Laurie Comtesse, narrator

When his mother dies, the little elephant Babar is taken in by an old lady in town, but he misses his family and his forest. One day, his two cousins, Arthur and Céleste, find him. They decide to return to the forest. Babar is crowned king of the elephants and marries Céleste.


the venues

OSR Live

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Maurice Ravel

Boléro

Jonathan Nott

conductor

Recorded on 15 November 2017 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Maurice Ravel

Valses nobles et sentimentales, pour orchestre

Jonathan Nott

conductor

Recorded on 09 December 2015 at Victoria Hall, Geneva