Ventura Music Festival
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Family Concert

Nuvi Mehta

Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 2 pm
Ventura College Performing Arts Center
4700 Loma Vista Road, Ventura

Bring your children, grandchildren (or parents) to the festivalís Family Concert on Thanksgiving weekend! Nuvi Mehta, the companyís Artistic Director, will narrate Dr. Seussís The Sneetches and Roald Dahlís Little Red Riding Hood, with live musicians and slide projections. The Sneetches is vintage Dr. Seuss, the story of two groups of sneetches, one with a ďstar on tharĒ and one without. The score is for two pianos, with music by Lorenzo Palomo. Roald Dahlís Little Red Riding Hood takes the familiar fairy tale into new realms in this version for piano and woodwind quintet by Paul Patterson.

Dr. Seussís The Sneetches
Music by Lorenzo Palomo
Text by Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss)
Nuvi Mehta, narration
Jesse Chang, piano
Bryan Verhoye, piano

Roald Dahlís Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf
with Music by Paul Patterson
Nuvi Mehta, narration
Jesse Chang, piano
Ben Jaber, horn
Rose Lombardo, flute
Valentin Martchev, bassoon
Christine Massey, oboe
Sheryl Renk, clarinet

Suitable for children 3 and older.

THE SNEETCHES, BY DR. SEUSS is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019,
Phone: 212-541-4684, Fax: 212-397-4684

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