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PSSS Fall Concert: Carnival

Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings

Irene Kroesen, conductor
Rich Capparela, narrator and author
Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
Prelude Chamber Strings, Guest Ensemble — Helen Weed, conductor

Prelude Chamber Strings
HANDEL: “The Cuckoo and the Nightingale”
ROBERT KERR: “Babe, the Blue Ox Sleeps” from "Paul Bunyan" Suite
RON DEKKER: “It's About a Horse”
Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9 ("Carnival in Pest")
TCHAIKOVSKY: "Carnival," from “The Seasons”
SAINT-SÄENS: "Carnival of the Animals"
- Overture
- Royal March of the Lions
- Hens & Roosters
- Turtles
- Kangaroos
- Aquarium
- Personages with Long Ears
- Practicing Pianists (Yeung, piano)
- Fossils
- The Swan
- Finale
KIRT MOSIER: Red Rhythmico     


Following up on their triumphant 2018 tour to Costa Rica, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings embarks on their 2019-20 season with a festive tour of many musical favorites, including Camille Saint-Saens’ beloved Carnival of the Animals, with text and narration by KUSC’s Rich Capparela!
Admission is free, but tickets are required. Seating is general admission.

Program Notes

Learn more about the music and Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings in the program notes.