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April 28, 2019 at 4 PM
In St. Louis Church
no tickets required

Camille Saint-Saens'
"Carnival of the Animals"

"Pictures at an Exhibition"
by Modest Mussorgsky
with artwork by the
St Louis Treble Choir

“Lullaby” by George Gershwin
with young dancers of the
Columbia Chamber Ballet

Music from PBS
with voices of the
St Louis Treble Choir

 


“Camille St. Saëns was wracked with pains
When people addressed him as “Saint Sains.”
He held the human race to blame
Because it could not pronounce his name.
So he turned with metronome and fife
To glorify other forms of life.
Be quiet, please, for here begins
His salute to feathers, furs, and fins.”

Narration by Ogden Nash

“Carnival of the Animals” by camille saint-seans


“Lullaby for Strings” by George Gershwin

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Marilyn Horne sings “C Is for Cookie”