At this concert we are collecting new, unwrapped toys for the 5th annual Toy Mountain campaign! All donations go to the Calgary Women’s Emergency Shelter.
What you need to know about this programme:
- This Kids’ Holiday Special features the classic wintry animation The Snowman and the world premiere of Making Light.
- Howard Blake’s The Snowman has captivated children for generations. The short film features the enchanting song Walking in the Air, performed by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
- Making Light is a new work from Abigail Richardson, the UNESCO Award-winning composer who brought Canada’s beloved story The Hockey Sweater to musical life.
- Come early to try out the instruments and meet the musicians at the Instrument Discovery Zoo at 2PM.
KARL HIRZER, conductor
JONATHAN LOVE, narrator
RICHARDSON + DIAMOND: Making Light [World Premiere]
BLAKE: The Snowman