Venue Details

59 Star Starred
Benaroya Hall, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Between 2nd Ave and 3rd Ave 200 University Street Seattle, WA 98101
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"Carnival of the Animals"
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4 reviews
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attended Jul 13 2013

I could not have chosen a more perfect experience for my 9 year old, who plays the piano and who loves Jack Prelutzky's poems (he memorized one 2 years ago for his 2nd grade class and still remembers it). The pianists were phenomenal and Mr....continued

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attended Jul 13 2013

Fantastic! Prelutsky was great and the pianists were incredible.

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attended Jul 13 2013

Goldstar advertised this concert as being intended for ages 1-10. This was untrue as I discovered later and resulted in a terrible experience with my 2 year old. The Seattle Chamber Society actually designed it for 5-10 and it is clearly posted...continued

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Welcome to our carnival,

Where birds and beasts and such

Behave a lot like people do,

At times a bit too much.

You’ll meet the regal lion

And the captivating swan,

The irritating donkeys

That prattle on and on.

You’ll meet a tortoise, and some fish

With undulating fins.

Welcome to our carnival —

The music now begins._

by Jack Prelutsky

The concert runs approximately one hour, with no intermission.

All ages are welcome, but the program is geared to those ages 1-5.


<em>¡Navidad!</em> <em>Handel's Tenor: Beard's Beauties</em> Disney's <em>The Little Mermaid</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> George Balanchine's <em>The Nutcracker</em> at McCaw Hall <em>Wonderland</em> Brunch <em>King Charles III</em> <em>Hedwig and the Angry Inch</em> <em>Stellaluna</em> <em>Wonderland</em> <em>Ham For the Holidays: Jurassic Pork</em> Cornerstone Studio's <em>The Nutcracker</em>