Carnival of the Animals


Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
Qing Li, violin
Wordsmith, narrator
Visuals by students from the Maryland Institute College of Art

Gershwin / Promenade: Walking the Dog
He Zhanhao/Chen Gang // The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto
Saint-Saëns // Carnival of the Animals

Join BSO musicians for an animal-themed program featuring visuals by MICA students. Enjoy the beauty of The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto and experience Carnival of the Animals like never before with family friendly hip-hop narration by Baltimore’s own Wordsmith.

Join us in the lobby for face painting, crafts, an instrument petting zoo with members of the BSYO and activities from the Maryland Zoo!