Wednesday 29 May • 16:30 • Basilica
Wednesday 29 May
Strauss • Don Quichotte, op. 35 : fantastic variations on a chivalrous theme
Show for young audiences performed, narrated and illustrated.
Adapted by Léa Hennino and Yan Levionnois.
Illustrated by Cécile Pruvot.
Age : 7-10 years
Who doesn’t know the story of Don Quixote, Cervantes’ masterpiece? It inspired Strauss to compose the symphonic poem in 1897 in which the characters are played by the instruments. Léa Hennino and Yan Levionnois adapted this poem for children (and their parents of course!). Played by Xavier Phillips on the cello, an ensemble of instrumentalists and the actor Elliot Jenicot, the adventures of the famous wandering knight will be illustrated at the back of the scene by Cécile Pruvot’s beautiful ink drawings.
A pedagogical file will be available before the concert.