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Carnival of the Animals with Cordancia and BIODANCE

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Enjoy afterhours admission to the Zoo for the whole family from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. while three musical pieces about animals are performed as you stroll the paths and come face-to-face with the animals living in conservation care.

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This unique double bill begins with a performance of Carnival of the Animals at 6:30 in the Eagle’s Landing Pavilion, featuring narrator Jay Stetzer and dancers of BIODANCE. At 7:15, the concert continues with Five Frogs for woodwind quartet performed at the Baboon Camp. This special night of afterhours magic for the whole family concludes with an immersive performance of John Luther Adams’ 10,000 Birds on the Genesee Trail. End your night at the Zoo walking among the musicians and dancers as they perform sounds and movements inspired by birds in nature.

Tickets: $35 adults $10 youth aged 3-18 available for prepurchase and at the gate. Tickets include admission to all of Seneca Park Zoo from 6:00-9:00 p.m. as well as music from Cordancia Chamber Orchestra, dance by BIODANCE, refreshments for purchase including beer and wine, and a one-of-a-kind evening of performance for the whole family.

  • 6:00 p.m. Entry
  • 6:30 p.m. Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens, Cordancia Chamber Orchestra with narrator Jay Stetzer the Storyteller and BIODANCE – Eagle’s Landing Pavilion
  • 7:15 p.m. Five Frogs for Woodwind Quartet by Jenni Brandon – Baboon Camp
  • 8:00 p.m. 10,000 Birds by John Luther Adams, Cordancia Chamber Orchestra and BIODANCE – Genesee Trail
    Site-specific dance by BIODANCE will also surprise visitors in various locations.


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June 18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Rochester, New York 14621
(585) 336-7200