The Story of Babar

 

THE STORY OF BABAR,
the Little Elephant

Music by Francis Poulenc
Story by Jean de Brunhoff
Design & direction by Sara Valentine & Michael Boudewyns

DESCRIPTION
Pack your trunks!  You're invited to Babar's coronation! Jean de Brunhoff's popular children's story of one little elephant's epic rise from rags to riches is eloquently set to music by Francis Poulenc,
and expressively re-imagined by Really Inventive Stuff with all the enthusiasm and pomp worthy of a royal gathering.  
Long live King Babar!

RUNNING TIME
25 minutes

SCORES & ROYALTIES
full orchestra - or - solo piano

 
 
 
 
 

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
~ to be announced ~

PAST PERFORMANCES
ASIA
Singapore Symphony Orchestra

CANADA
Regina Symphony Orchestra
Victoria Symphony

MUSIC FESTIVALS
Delaware Chamber Music Festival
Lake George Music Festival

UNITED STATES
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Delaware Theatre Company
New Haven Symphony Orchestra
James Madison University
Kennett Symphony
Missoula Symphony Orchestra
Philadelphia Orchestra
Princeton Symphony Orch. [2017]
Princeton Symphony Orch. [2010]
Symphony in C
Texarkana Symphony Orchestra

 
 

Really Inventive Stuff's production of Poulenc's The Story of Babar premiered in 2005
with Maestro Rossen Milanov and New Jersey's Symphony in C.