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The Firebird (4+)

Family show18 Sep '22(Past)

A musical adventure featuring a brave prince, an evil magician and a bird with magical powers.


In the family show The Firebird the orchestra transports you to a magical world in which everything is coloured by the wonderful music of Stravinsky. In this Russian fairy tale Prince Ivan encounters the firebird in a magician’s garden. After that encounter the prince embarks on an exciting musical adventure when he tries to free thirteen other birds imprisoned by the magician. Will Prince Ivan manage to restore their freedom? Can the firebird help? The story has been rewritten for this show by Lotte van Dijck and staged by the Swiss video artist Camille Scherrer.

Programme & performers

Firebird Suite

ConductorAdam Hickox
Lise-Lott Kok
Lotte van Dijck
Ayrton Fraenk
Camille Scherrer
Set & costumes
Femke Ratering

The pre-concert activities for The Firebird start at 12 pm and 1.45 pm. Make sure you do not miss it! You can craft a firebird there and you can get your face painted. You can also participate in the instrument parade and play on a violin or one of the other instruments. Or you can put your cooking skills to work in the children's kitchen, where you turn vegetables and fruit into a firebird. The children's orchestra is responsible for the wonderful music during the pre-concert activities!

Download pre-concert activities (Dutch)
On an adventure with the brave prince and
The Firebird
As a child I was totally gripped by The Firebird. I almost had the feeling that I could fly.
Hadewijch HoflandViolin

All play dates of The Firebird (4+)

Sunday 18 Sep 20221:15 PM
RotterdamDe Doelen (Grand Hall)
Sunday 18 Sep 20223:00 PM
RotterdamDe Doelen (Grand Hall)

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