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The Carnival of the Animals

1 July 2022, 19:30


Featuring 300 local school children singing, a live orchestra and professional soloists, Ely Arts Festival are delighted to present The Carnival of the Animals.

Enjoy an eclectic evening of animal themed music including medleys from The Lion King and Jungle Book alongside compositions by Saint Saëns, Mancini and Gershwin.

The concert will begin with a colourful carnival parade down the nave with school children wearing animal head-dresses created in workshops provided by the festival.

Conductor, Chris Parsons
Matthew Jorysz, TomNichol
, Pianists
Betty Jones
, Mezzo Soprano

Tickets: £10 adults, children free.

Ely Arts Festival website

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