Little Red Riding Hood
Our Little Red Riding Hood is a young, courageous and energetic young girl … though a bit stubborn and rebellious. Against her mother’s instructions, she chooses the shortest but most dangerous path to her ailing grandmother’s house: through the forest!
Along the way, she meets many small and very friendly creatures, but also a great, big and crafty wolf with an enticing voice. This theatrical tale for the whole family is brought to life with shimmering, wondrous music performed by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Maestro Nagano. Audiences are sure to be captivated, and comforted, as they would be on a family Sunday … complete with cake and lovely fresh butter!
Presented in french.
Kent Nagano, conductor
Dominique Côté, baritone (The Wolf)
Alexandra Sicard, actress (The Little Red Riding Hood)
Louise Turcot, actress (The Grandmother)
Martine Francke, actress (The Mother and The Owl)
Rashaan Allwood, organ
Charles Dauphinais, stage director
Elisabeth Sirois, author
MAURICE RAVEL, Le tombeau de Couperin: I. Prelude and II. Forlane
HENRI DUTILLEUX, Métaboles: I. Incantatoire (excerpt)
FRANCIS POULENC, Les biches, Suite: I. Rondeau (excerpt)
GUSTAV MAHLER, Symphony no. 3 in D minor: III. Comodo, scherzando (extrait)
SERGUEÏ PROKOFIEV, Symphony no. 1 in D major, op. 25, “Classical”: III. Gavotte and IV. Finale
PIOTR ILITCH TCHAIKOVSKY, Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36 I. Andante sostenuto – Moderato con anima (excerpt)
GEORGES BIZET, La jolie fille de Perth, Suite: “Quand la flamme de l’amour” (excerpt)
BÉLA BARTK, Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: III. Adagio (excerpt)
CHARLES GOUNOD, Le médecin malgré lui: “Qu’ils sont doux” (excerpt)
OLIVIER MESSIAEN, L’ascension: “Transports de joie”
NIKOLAÏ RIMSKI-KORSAKOV, The Tale of the Tsar, Suite, op. 57: “Flight of the Bumblebee”
IGOR STRAVINSKY, The Firebird, Suite: V. Finale