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Fri 7 Feb,13:15
Perth Concert Hall, Perth
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Sat 8 Feb,12:00
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
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Sat 8 Feb,14:30
Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh
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Sun 9 Feb,14:30
City Halls, Glasgow
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Performance Details

RISSMANN
Stan and Mabel and the Race for Space

CHRIS JARVIS – Narrator
JASON CHAPMAN – Author / Illustrator

Join the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the music-loving cat and dog duo Stan and Mabel for a fun-packed session of music and storytelling for the whole family. But watch out for a whole carnival of animals as they escape from the School for Wild and Dangerous Animals in search of a safe place to call their home!

This concert is a sequel to our 2016 show Stan and Mabel and includes irresistibly catchy songs with actions, ideal for engaging young children in orchestral music, as well as firing up their imaginations.

The concert is based on a brand-new illustrated story by Jason Chapman and original music by children’s composer Paul Rissmann. Narrated by children’s TV presenter Chris Jarvis.

Don't forget to join us for our Stan and Mabel-inspired foyer activities! We have lots of exciting activities for you to take part in. Foyer activities begin 90 minutes prior to each concert.

Recommended for ages 4-10 / Primary 1 to Primary 5

Please note that our concert in Perth is for primary schools. However, pre-school children are welcome to attend with their parents or carers.

Chris Jarvis

Narrator

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Chris Jarvis joined Children’s BBC in 1993 and has hosted ‘Fully Booked’, ‘The Friday Zone’, ‘Playdays’, ‘Jungle Run’, ‘Step Inside’, ‘Mini Stargazers’ to name just a few. In 2002 he launched CBeebies and currently stars in ‘Show Me Show Me’ with songs, comedy sketches and imaginative play. He co-devised and wrote the RTS and BAFTA winning ‘Old Jack’s Boat’ starring Bernard Cribbins, as well as other shows and pantos for TV.

Jason Chapman

Illustrator

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Paul Rissmann is a composer, presenter, and music educationalist working with orchestras and ensembles around the world. He is Children’s Composer in Residence at Music in the Round and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and Animateur with the London Symphony Orchestra. He has also worked with Microsoft, Philharmonia Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and New York Philharmonic.