Carmel Symphony Orchestra & Cirque de la Symphonie present

“Cirque Goes to the Symphony”


Saturday, January 27, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.

Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts

David Commanday, Music Director


WILLIAMS                               Dvorak Carnival Overture

ABREU                                    Tico Tico – Quick Change act

BIZET                                       Carmen Suite No 1-Les Toreadors- Spinning Shapes 

MASCAGNI                               Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

DE FALLA                                 Spanish Dance from La Vida Breve – Contortion & Dance

OFFENBACH                            Orpheus in the Underworld-Can-Can –Ribbon Dance                                          

BIZET                                       Carmen Suite No. 2 –    Danse Bohème –Rings juggling




TCHAIKOVSKY                         Danse des cygnes from Swan Lake – Magic Act (with conductor)

GLINKA                                    Overture from Ruslan and Lyudmila, Op. 5

ANDERSON                              Fiddle Faddle – Cyr Wheel

STRAUSS                                 Thunder & Lightning Polka Op. 324

KABALEVSKY                          Comedian’s Galop – Electric Juggler

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV             Dance of the Buffoons from Snow Maiden- Hula Hoops

SIBELIUS                                  Finlandia – Strength & Balance                                 

WILLIAMS                                 March from Raiders Of The Lost Ark


The Carmel Symphony Orchestra extends deep gratitude to our 2023-2024 Donors and Sponsors, and especially to our season sponsors



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