MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House & Lisa Stewart

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House & Lisa Stewart

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©Kids At The House

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©George Ellis

MUSIC BOOK, Sydney Opera House, ©George Ellis

Music Book

interactive musical stories for young audiences, Kids At The House, Sydney Opera House

WRITER/DIRECTOR: SALLY BLACKWOOD
Musical Director & Composer: GEORGE ELLIS
Featuring:  Sydney Opera House Babies Proms Orchestra

The ever-popular Babies Proms series at Sydney Opera House features the annual MUSIC BOOK seasons.

Coinciding with the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s ‘Children’s Book Week’, MUSIC BOOK is interactive musical storytelling for children. The Sydney Opera House Babies Proms Orchestra accompany our guest storyteller as they perform original music created for these much-loved Australian children’s stories. The books’ illustrations are shared on screen.

MUSIC BOOK 2009
Utzon Room, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Storyteller: AMELIA CORMACK
Set & Costume Designer: ALEX SOMMER

Storybooks include: Ursula Dubosarsky’s Rex; Tohby Riddle’s The Great Escape From City Zoo; Nike Bourke’s What the Sky Knows; Gav Barbey’s Little Seed;  Colin Thompson’s The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness; Aaron Blabey’s Sunday Chutney; and Pamela Allen’s I Wish I Had a Pirate Suite.

MUSIC BOOK 2010
The Studio, SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE

Storyteller: SASKIA SMITH
Set & Costume Designer: KATE SHANAHAN

Storybooks include: Aaron Blabey’s Stanley Paste; Nick Bland’s The Wrong Book & Donald Loves Drumming; Jane Godwin & Anna Walker’s Little Cat and the Big Red Bus; Claire McFadden’s The Flying Orchestra: and Kerry Brown’s Can I Cuddle the Moon.

Originally commissioned by Sydney Opera House for Kids At The House Babies Proms series 2009 and 2010.