Jean de Brunhoff, original watercolors, Collection Bibliothèque nationale de France, used with permission

Jean de Brunhoff, original watercolors, Collection Bibliothèque nationale de France, used with permission

Raphael Mostel’s Travels of Babar

based on the classic book & art of Jean de Brunhoff

 

“Charms hard to resist!” - The New York Times

“Shouts of joy…greeted Raphael Mostel’s imaginative setting…extremely three-dimensional music” - Musik Heute (Music Today, Germany)

First U.S. performance,   Babar’s Return to the Land of the Elephants   National Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor, Regina Aquino, narrator, John F Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2019  Photo: Erica Bruce (full size photo available). Multimedia image: original Jean de Brunhoff watercolor, Kendra & Allan Daniel Collection. Used with permissions

First U.S. performance, Babar’s Return to the Land of the Elephants National Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor, Regina Aquino, narrator, John F Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2019

Photo: Erica Bruce (full size photo available). Multimedia image: original Jean de Brunhoff watercolor, Kendra & Allan Daniel Collection. Used with permissions

 
Alan R Kay conducting. Photo: Jay Muhlin, courtesy of  Source Music, Inc.

Alan R Kay conducting. Photo: Jay Muhlin, courtesy of Source Music, Inc.

Berliner Philharmoniker, applause after  their world premiere of the new production , using the original scoring. Photo: Cecilia Oomes

Berliner Philharmoniker, applause after their world premiere of the new production, using the original scoring. Photo: Cecilia Oomes

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