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PERFORMERS: Nashville Symphony | Enrico Lopez-Yañez, conductor

Take your family on a zoological musical journey, featuring Saint-Saëns’ classic Carnival of the Animals score, along with other engaging songs including “Talk to the Animals” from Doctor Dolittle, “Kokowanda Bay,” and Bernstein’s popular “Overture to Candide.” This imaginative adventure through the animal kingdom will delight and excite young listeners as they see a resilient baby swan who, when separated from her mother, teams up with a ragtag group of singing and dancing animals in hopes of making it safely to Kokowanda Bay. Children will also receive goodie bags to take home with animal-themed crafts and activities.

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This sensory-friendly concert offers a relaxed atmosphere for patrons of all ages, including accommodations for people on the autism spectrum and people with sensory sensitivities. Learn more.

American Sign Language interpretation provided by Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Captioning provided by Tennessee Captioning.

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