Could there be a better introduction to the orchestra and storytelling than the warm, whimsical and occasionally wicked Miriam Margolyes?

Peter and the Wolf

Narrated by Miriam Margolyes, with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Presented by Adelaide Festival in association with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Australian Premiere, Exclusive to Adelaide

Could there be a better introduction to the orchestra and storytelling than the warm, whimsical and occasionally wicked Miriam Margolyes? Join her, conductor Nicholas Carter and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for a superb program of gorgeous tunes and orchestral thrills for the young and young at heart.

With a twinkle in her eye, Madame M will introduce you to the instruments of the orchestra and their animal counterparts in Prokofiev’s timeless Peter and the Wolf

Also on the bill is Benjamin Britten’s mini-masterpiece The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, a set of stunningly witty vignettes for each instrumental group, rounded by a dazzling fugue. To conclude, experience Janáček’smagical tale of love and fantasy The Cunning Little Vixen and a Star Wars-like adventure featuring the famous Polovtsian dances from Borodin’s Prince Igor.

This concert promises to raise the roof, the goose bumps on young necks and even their musical IQs!

“Her audience is instantly embraced by her energy… and captivated by her mischievous sense of fun” 
Sydney Morning Herald

LeošJanáček – The Cunning Little Vixen Suite
Benjamin Britten – The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Alexander Borodin – Polovtsian Dances (from Prince Igor)
Sergei Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf

Wheelchair Access
Assistive listening 

Festival Hospitality: Preshow dinner packages available at participating Fast Fine Dines restaurants. Contact 08 8216 4428 for more information on corporate or group functions.

Narrator Miriam Margolyes
Conductor Nicholas Carter
Director Naomi Edwards

With the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Photo Andy Gotts

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11 – 12 Mar 2017


7:30pm: 11 Mar

2:00pm: 12 Mar


1hr 30mins (includes interval)


Premium Adult $89.00

Premium Friends $76.00

Premium Child $45.00

A Reserve Adult $79.00

A Reserve Friends $67.00

A Reserve Concession $64.00

A Reserve Under 30 $45.00

A Reserve Child $45.00

B Reserve Adult $69.00

B Reserve Friends $59.00

B Reserve Concession $56.00

B Reserve Under 30 $35.00

B Reserve Child $35.00

C Reserve Adult $59.00

C Reserve Friends $50.00

C Reserve Concession $47.00

C Reserve Under 30 $30.00

C Reserve Child $30.00

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