2017 Family Concert

The Nightingale
with Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3PM
Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

"O how beautiful is the voice of the nightingale!"
An enchanting adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's beloved fairytale set with puppetry and movement by Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre and live music by The Bach Choir and Bach Festival Orchestra. The production is directed by Doug Roysdon.

Recorder virtuoso Tricia vanOers is the voice of the nightingale.

Set in 17th Century Germany, the musical story includes:

Sheep may safely graze and choruses from cantatas
by J.S. Bach
Le Rossignol en Amour ("Nightingale in Love")
by Francois Couperin
Graceful Ghost Rag by William Bolcom
Lachrimosa from Mozart's Requiem

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Skillful artists guide the marionettes


The Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre cast
of "The Nightingale"

Meet the performers! The puppets, puppeteers, conductor and selected members of the orchestra will be in the Lobby following the performance!