Covent Garden Sinfonia
Ben Palmer Conductor
Sergei Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf
Howard Blake The Snowman (film screening)
This double bill of family favourites starts with Prokofiev's introduction to the instruments of the orchestra, told through the brave boy Peter's quest to capture a hungry wolf. Then classic Christmas film The Snowman shown on the big screen, with Howard Blake's famous score, including the song Walking in the Air, performed by a live orchestra.