3MBS Classically Kids
Linen Room, Abbotsford Convent

Join Melbourne’s most celebrated ensembles as they bring to life the extraordinary musical masterpieces of the great classical composers for children aged 5-11 and their grown-ups.

11am, Wednesday 25 January 2023

The Carnival of the Animals with Inventi Ensemble

11am, Wednesday 25 January
| The Carnival of the Animals

Join Inventi Ensemble as they explore the musical world of Camille Saint-Saëns’ comedic musical masterpiece The Carnival of the Animals and beyond.

See instruments up close and learn about making music. This event is fun for all ages, create musical instruments and even play with the musicians as part of the performance!

Inventi is a Melbourne-based ensemble that has been producing a wide range of music activities all over the world! They are expert music makers and are renowned for re-inventing classical music in exciting new ways.

*If you aren’t already familiar with the grounds of the Abbotsford Convent, please have a look at the Convent map HERE before attending.

Coming later in 2023 during the April school holidays…

11am, Wednesday 12 April | Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite
Discover the magical melodies of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose suite performed by Arcadia Winds. Be captivated by Sleeping Beauty in the wood; follow Little Tom Thumb on his adventures in the forest; and thrill with Laideronnette as she explores a new, magical world, all while learning about the weird and wonderful instruments of the wind quintet.

11am, Wednesday 19 April | Peter and the Wolf
 Inventi Ensemble present a concert performance of Peter and the Wolf. Presenting Sergei Prokofiev’s classic music with new narration, all ages can follow the story of young Peter, his grandfather and their friends the bird, duck and cat on their adventures in the forest.

This program is made possible with support from the Community Broadcasting Foundation. Find out more at cbf.org.au