Carnival of the Animals & Tsar Saltan
with the Moscow City Symphony “Russian Philharmonic”
The unique blend of traditional children’s animation tales were shown on screen with English subtitles and was narrated in Arabic by acclaimed Egyptian theatre actor Abdel Rahman Abou-Zahra.
28. & 29. January 2012
Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman
During two evenings for children held at the Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman, the Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns and the suite of the Tale of Tsar Saltan by N. Rimsky-Korsakov were performed, accompanied by animation projections especially made for the show.
The Carnival of the Animals was performed by Horus Piano Duo Nóra Emödy and Ahmed Abouzahra, accompanied by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
One of the best and top requested orchestras in Russia, Moscow City Symphony “Russian Philharmonic”, performs with great success in the largest concert halls in Russia and abroad. The entity is the official orchestra of the Moscow Government, deservedly won the love of Muscovites, Russians, and became a world famous music brand. Moscow City Symphony “Russian Philharmonic” holds over 100 concerts per season at the State Kremlin Palace, Crocus City Hall, Moscow International House of Music, the Great Hall of Moscow State Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall.
In 2000, the Moscow Government established Moscow City Symphony – Russian Philharmonic, the first and the only grand orchestra in the ancient Moscow history, in order to make Moscow the leading cultural capital.
World-famous celebrities such as Roberto Alagna, Montserrat Caballe, Jose Carreras, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Kiri Te Kanawa, Sergey Krylov, Rolando Villason and many others collaborate with the orchestra.