Pinocchio and King Midas
February 9, 2014
Pinochio’s Adventures in Funland
Gold's Fool: A Tale of King Midas and the Golden Touch, world premiere
Featuring PALS Children’s Chorus
Steve Aveson, narrator
This istallment of BMV’s Annual Family Concert proudly continues the tradition of fosterng and performing great new music for all ages. Michael Gandolfi’s Pinocchio, a familyfavorite oft performed across the country, tells a lesser-known tale of adventure and lessons learned from the iconic children’s book that was passed over in the Walt Disney film. Kathryn Salfelder, a student of Gandolfi with a burgeoning career, rounds out the program with a new work based on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s version of the classic King Midas story for BMV, narrator and PALS Children’s Chorus.