Musical Beasts

Series: Season 13 2022-2023
Date: Wed 22 Feb 2023 - 7:00pm
Venue: St Mary's Church Hall, Market Square, Sandbach, CW11 1HD

The innovative team at Carrot Productions – the world’s leading performers of The Snowman film & Wallace & Gromit in concert with live orchestra – present ‘Peter and the Wolf’ and ‘The Bear and the Piano’. Prokovief’s classic symphonic fairy tale has been abridged for wind quintet and piano, and is performed in costume and from memory. The programme also includes the animated film of David Litchfield’s award-winning book, The Bear and the Piano, with narration recorded by Joanna Lumley and original music by Daniel Whibley played live by the sextet.

5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird meal at La Casa Mia (not included in the ticket)

Why not make an evening of it and book your pre-concert dinner at La Casa Mia who are kindly helping to sponsor the concert series


6:30pm Doors open

7:00: Spotlight Concert

Music performed by talented young people from Sandbach

7:30 Intermission

Art Exhibition by  Sandbach Art Club, Refreshments

8:00 Main Concert

Peter and the Wolf (20′) – Prokofiev arr. Daniel Whibley
Mississippi Five – Jim Parker (10′)
The Bear and the Piano – animation based on the book by David Litchfield, with music by Daniel Whibley and narration by Joanna Lumley (15′)
Flute: Amina Hussain
Oboe: Rachael Clegg
Clarinet: Daniel Bayley
Bassoon: Ben Hudson
Horn: Naomi Atherton
Piano: Ben Powell