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Carnival of the Animals

Friday 8 June (Schools)
11.45am SOLD OUT!  Register interest for additional performances
Perth Concert Hall
Suggested as suitable for Year 1 - 6

Sunday 10 June (Family)
1pm & 3pm
Perth Concert Hall
Suggested as suitable for 5 - 12 year olds.

Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals
Words by Nick Enright
Ben Northey conductor

Lions, elephants, tortoises and more come alive during this audience favourite as WASO turns the Perth Concert Hall into a sumptuous zoo.

Let your imagination run wild with Saint-Saëns delightful classic that introduces the instruments of the orchestra.  Featuring the celebrated puppetry of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre and poetry by Nick Enright, this performance will delight students with a blend of music, puppets and stop motion animation projected onto a large screen.


$12 per student
Recommended Supervision 1:7 (1 teacher free per 7 students)
$12 subsequent teacher/supervisor (maximum 6 tickets)

To register interest in additional performances, please contact Fiona Taylor on 9326 0022 or by email


Call 9326 0000 or visit or call 9326 0000

Presented by WASO in conjunction with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding advisory body