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2010 Event Media Release - Babies Proms: Music Book 2010

Media Release: Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Babies Proms:
Music Book 2010

21 - 29 August 2010, The Studio

The ever-popular Babies Proms series continues at Sydney Opera House with the return of the annual Music Book season from August 21 – 29 in The Studio.

Coinciding with Children’s Book Week, the Babies Proms Orchestra will perform with a guest narrator while much-loved children’s stories are illustrated on the screen. Stories include Aaron Blabey’s Stanley Paste, Nick Bland’s The Wrong Book and Donald Loves Drumming, Jane Godwin and 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.

Written and directed by Sally Blackwood, Music Book introduces children aged 2 to 5 to the joys of live music coupled with their favourite stories.

The 11-piece Babies Proms orchestra will be led by music director George Ellis. Ellis has conducted some of Australia’s best symphony orchestras, choirs, opera and musical theatre productions, as well as film scores.

Written and directed by Sally Blackwood
Music director George Ellis
Season Details:
Dates/Times: 10am, 11am & 12pm Sat 21 – Sun 22 & Tues 24 – Sun 29 August
Venue: The Studio
Age: 2 - 5
Cost:  Tickets $19 / Childcare Groups $15*
Duration: 35 minutes
Bookings: (02) 9250 7777 or online at
*Booking fees apply

Media Enquiries:
Helene Fox Sydney Opera House (02) 9250 7805 / 0412 085 032 /


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