Carnival of Marvels and Monsters (The)
It’s Carnival time and the city is magical, ruled by the King of Night with his demons and the Queen of Day with her army of birds and animals.
Finn and Chloe have come from their village wearing splendid costumes made by their mother. Finn is dressed as the starry Sky dotted with clouds and Chloe as the Earth strewn with flowers. The city is alive with music and dancing, and the children are about to join in. But just then the dreadful King of Night spots their costumes. Wild with jealousy, he kidnaps them.
Finn and Chloe fight back courageously. Will they manage to escape? Find out in this delightful story full of magic, adventure and music.
The CD is a production of Chroma Musika, under the musical direction of Maria Diamantis and Dimitris Ilias with student choirs from Montreal.
Mihalis Makropoulos was born in Athens in 1965. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Athens with a degree in biology. His many books for children and adults have earned enthusiastic reviews. He also works as a translator.
A native Quebecer, Katerina Veroutsou, works in Greece and has published more than 100 children’s books, fiction and non-fiction, with leading Athenian publishers. After studying art at Montreal’s Concordia University, she worked as a professional painter for television and theater productions. In 2010, she received the Greek National Award for Illustration of the Year.
Giannis Georgantelis is a composer and music arranger for plays, multimedia projects, festivals and music ensembles. His three previous children’s operas have been hailed by critics.
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