PETER AND THE WOLF
Discover the orchestra through the musical tale of Peter and the Wolf. Follow the adventures of the different characters, each represented by a particular instrument. You’ll meet Peter (strings), the wolf (horns) and grandfather (bassoon). In fact, the bassoon will have a starring role in this concert. You will hear the world premiere of a work for this instrument specially written for this event. The perfect way to share a love of music with the family!
Kent Nagano, conductor
Carlo Colombo, Stéphane Lévesque, Mathieu Harel, Martin Mangrum, Michael Sundell, bassoons
Ensemble composed of OSM musicians, winners of the OSM Competition and guest artists
Simon Leclerc, Concerto grosso for four bassoons, contrabassoon and orchestra (OSM commission – world premiere)
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf, symphonic tale, op. 67