March 6, 2022 2:30 pm

Farkle McBride plays the violin, flute, trombone and drums! In this orchestral adaptation of actor John Lithgow’s spellbinding children’s book, a fickle yet lovable child prodigy brings the sounds and rhythms of an orchestra to sprawling visual life.


Rossini – Excerpt from William Tell Overture

Vivaldi – Allegro from Spring from The Four Seasons, op. 8, no. 1

Rimsky-Korsakov – Flight of the Bumblebee from Tale of the Tsar Sultan

Copland – Fanfare for the Common Man

Kabalevsky – Galop from The Comedians

Bill Elliot Narrating – The Remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow

Program Notes

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Bill Elliot, Narrator

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Series Sponsor

Thank you to our generous series sponsors; Cari and Barry Shein