Kon erenz
der Tiere

Musiktheater nach dem Kinderbuch von Erich Kästner
Espace Découverte
Sat &
Illustration of an elephant with a top hat, a lion, and a pig holding papers, standing on a globe under a dove flag, with colorful ribbons in the air
©: Tara Deacon

What you'll hear and see

The artists

  • Musiker*innen des Black Page Orchestra
  • Alessandro Baticci Flöten
  • Teresa Doblinger Klarinetten
  • Maiken Beer Violoncello
  • Igor Gross Percussion
  • Thierry Tidrow composition
  • Friederike Karig directing
  • Wolfgang Nägele directing
  • Tine Becker stage design

Staged Concert

Oscar the Elephant, Alois the Lion and Leopold the Giraffe find humans horrible. Apart from revolutions, ecological disasters and famines, they haven’t accomplished anything. This must change – after all, it’s about their children! And so the animals of the world call their first and only conference. In order to make heads of state change their minds, however, the animals have to use all kinds of daring tricks…

Commission (music, text) and production Philharmonie and Musikverein Wien


  • children 14 €
  • adults 20 €
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  • Date Saturday 08.03.25
  • Time 11:00, 17:00
  • Duration 60
  • Language In German
  • Venue Espace Découverte
  • Recommended age 5–9 years
  • Subscription Philou (DE, 5-9 Jahre)
How to get here

Experience the concert as a part of the subscription: Philou (DE, 5-9 Jahre)

The stories told in the series «Philou» invite young adventurers into very different worlds.