Newton-Conover Auditorium will premiere a new series of concerts geared towards children titled, “Fairy Tale Concerts” the weekend of November 14 and 15 at 2 p.m. The Ugly Duckling is the first of these concerts and it will feature the harp and French horn.
With a vibrant storyteller and expressive musical instruments, hear classic children’s fairy tales come to life through a beautiful combination of storytelling and classical music. Fairy Tale Concerts were created in an effort to educate our children in a fun and engaging way. These concerts are a wonderful way to introduce young people to classical music through the art of storytelling and the encouragement of using their imaginations.
On November 14 and 15 at 2:00 pm, Mother Goose pays a visit to Newton-Conover Auditorium to share with you the tale of The Ugly Duckling. This delightful story uses harp, French horn and several percussive instruments to depict water, the duck and other colorful elements of this classic fairy tale. The Ugly Duckling is a story from Hans Christian Andersen with music and script adaptation by Alyssa Reit.
Additional songs performed include selections from Mother Goose Suites (Ma mère l’oye) by Maurice Ravel.