Enjoy the music of 'Beauty and the Beast' in Calgary this weekend

Oct 4 2018, 4:35 pm

This is Beauty and the Beast in a way you’ve never heard it before.

On Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6, Calgarians have the chance to hear all the classic, much-loved songs from Disney’s 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast performed live by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO).

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The family-friendly event will be held at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium and is expected to include characters like Belle, the Prince, Lumiére, and Mrs. Potts.

“We are thrilled to provide our child and adult audiences alike with the nostalgic magic that Beauty and the Beast so amazingly embraces,” said Paul Damian, President and CEO of the CPO, in a release.

“There’s nothing quite like this timeless, heartwarming tale bring brought to life with the accompaniment of a live orchestra.”

These performances are only the first of many musical collaborations expected from CPO, with Greatest Classical Hits and a musical retelling of Peter and the Wolf planned for later this year.

Beauty and the Beast CPO performance

When: Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6

Time: 7:30 pm on Friday and 2 pm on Saturday

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium — 1415 14th Avenue NW, Calgary

Tickets: Available online, $38 to $100

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