St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Shchedrin. The Adventures of a Monkey

Narrator: Polina Malikova (Tolstun)
Artistic whistling: Fedor Uhatov
Soloists and the Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Rodion Shchedrin
Highlights of the I and II suites from the ballet The Little Humpbacked Horse

The Adventures of a Monkey
a musical narrative based on Mikhail Zoshchenko's eponymous tale, a concerto for narrator, trumpet, horn, flute, harp and two percussionists accompanied by string orchestra and cembalo in memory of Maya Plisetskaya who dearly loved this story
(Musical materials provided by SCHOTT MUSIC GmbH & Co, Mainz, Germany)

Age category 6+

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