Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, op.67
Lyon: Game: Football Variations for Audience and Orchestra
Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton
Narrator: Susie Riddell
Brand new from Alina Orchestra - their first ever Family Concert features Prokofiev’s symphonic folk tale for children Peter and the Wolf. The piece introduces children to individual instruments in the orchestra, as a narrator tells the story of Peter’s encounter with a wolf, with quick thinking and the help of his friends – a bird, a duck and a cat – Peter captures the wolf and it is taken to the zoo.
Peter and the Wolf continues to be enjoyed today by children all over the world
Peter and the Wolf is joined by a piece of music unlike any other. Game takes the audience into the football arena where they become supporters of either ‘Rovers’ or ‘United’. Be part of a game, shout chants and celebrate goals.
The audience is definitely the star in this interactive experience for the whole family!
Susie Riddell - narrator
Susie Riddell is an actor and voice artist. She plays Tracy Horrobin in The Archers on BBC Radio 4 and has twice been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company. Her prolific radio drama work includes leading roles in Mrs Dalloway, Frankenstein and Tamburlaine. Theatre includes productions at The Old Vic, Bristol Old Vic, Tobacco Factory, and Birmingham Rep. TV includes Gavin & Stacey, Coronation Street and Grace. Susie co-produces and presents the podcast, Limited Time Only. She sings in the City of London Choir and the Alina Choir. Susie first heard Peter and the Wolf at school when she was 6 and has loved it ever since so she is thrilled to be narrating the story today!