Peter and the Wolf

Saturday, August 20
3:00 p.m.


Approximate length of this performance is 35 minutes.

This program will present the classic story of “Peter and The Wolf,” which is an adaptation of a traditional Russian folk tale set to music by the composer Sergei Prokofiev.

Music Carolina will perform the music with a live narrator telling the story. The group performing the music is called a woodwind quintet and has five instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon. In addition, there is a percussionist.

Each character in the story has a particular instrument and a musical theme:

~Bird – Flute
~Duck – Oboe & English Horn
~Cat – Clarinet
~Grandfather – Bassoon
~Wolf – French Horn
~Hunters – The hunters' theme is introduced by the entire group.
~Peter – The theme for Peter is performed by all the players in the woodwind quintet.

Jason McKinney, narrator
Peter Shanahan, flute
Matthew Covington, oboe
Ron Rudkin, clarinet
Joe Mount, horn
Carol Bernstorf, bassoon
Bev Naiditch, percussion


FREE admission

Seating for Peter and the Wolf is first come-first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted.



750 Marguerite Dr
Winston-Salem, NC 27106