December 8, 2012

Concert: Elska

11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. End Time
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Burchfield Penney Art Center

Elska is a modern pioneer who discovered a newly formed volcanic island off the coast of Iceland where she lives a life of beauty and wonder amongst a cast of unusual friends, including a pensive winter bear, a very friendly Goobler, a mysterious Arctic fox and a vast colony of lost socks.

A blend of theater, storytelling, and musical performance, Elska whisks away children and families on a musical tour of her Arctic home and introduces them to the island’s wonderful inhabitants. To create her fictional world, Elska worked closely with New York City-based record producer Allen Farmelo (The Cinematic Orchestra, Mikael Jorgensson/Wilco). Combining the whimsy of Winnie the Pooh and the otherworldliness of Dr. Seuss, she and Farmelo very intentionally set out to create a new classic in children’s music and entertainment.

For more information, visit islandofelska.com.

“…Pure of heart, unique, musically sophisticated, and, quite frankly, absolutely breathtaking…a transcendent work that your young children will adore and hold dear.”
- Jeff Bogle, Out With the Kids

“Childlike and playful, sophisticated and clean, the sound, concept and presentation are fresh, inventive, and inviting.”
-Claire Green, President, Parents’ Choice Foundation

“Elska is crazy awesome electronic funderworld faerie tunes for the whole family.”
- Mike Jorgensen, Wilco



Open to: everyone

Admission: $10    Student admission: $10    Faculty and Staff admission: $10

Tickets: $10 for general public; $8 for Burchfield Penney members and kids, and free for kids 2 and under. Call 878-6011 or buy online at BurchfieldPenney.org.
 


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