Peter and the Wolf

Sergey Prokofiev

Peter and the Wolf

Op. 67 • “Peter En De Wolf”

About this work...

Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, for narrator and orchestra, was a commission from the Central Children's Theatre in 1936. The composer himself wrote the text, which tells the story of a young boy who manages to capture a vicious wolf. The piece is remarkable for many reasons, but perhaps most notably for its didactic s...