A charming musical journey with the world’s most famous bear narrated by Simon Callow
City of London Sinfonia
Hugh Brunt conductor
Simon Callow narrator
Story by Michael Bond, original score by Herbert Chappell with music by Schubert, Haydn, Rossini and Piazzolla
Simon Callow narrates the story of the world’s most famous bear as he meets the Browns and kindly Mr Gruber in London. Then we follow Paddington all the way to the Royal Albert Hall for his first concert, which includes Rossini’s William Tell Overture (famously used as the ‘Lone Ranger’ music), Piazolla’s exciting Libertango, as well as Haydn’s jolly ‘Surprise’ and Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ symphonies.
Pre-concert activities will be available an hour before each show including:
One minute maestro (foyer)
Meet the musicians (foyer)
Percussion zoo (foyer gallery)
Make a Paddington (sixth form common room)
Colour and Puzzle (sixth form common room)
There will be another performance of Paddington Bear’s First Concert at here for more details.
Age guidance: 4-9 years
Tickets £8-20 (UNDER 18s HALF PRICE)