SSOPlayOn! Musical Soundbites

Musical Soundbites Ep.1: Royal March of the Lion, Hens & Cocks

31 May 2020 Sunday 3:00PM

Watch now on the SSO YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Saint-Saëns’s much-loved masterpiece Carnival of the Animals is the focus for our new series for children, hosted by conductor Jessica Gethin. Head to the SSO Facebook or YouTube channel every Sunday at 3pm from 31 May to discover a different part of the piece, starting with this episode introducing the opening two sections of the piece: the ‘Royal March of the Lions’ and ‘Hens and Roosters’.

Australian born conductor Jessica Gethin has been hailed by audiences and critics for her stellar musicianship, vibrant energy and charismatic stage presence. Listed by Limelight Magazine in the '2017 Top Twenty Australian Artists of the Year', Jessica's musical experience covers a wide range of genres, with an international schedule seeing her perform throughout the United States, Asia, New Zealand and Australia.