This new work by Christopher Kaufman features enthralling story, colorful illustrative art, 57 minutes of cinematographic symphonic music and the voice talents of Stephanie Erb and Robert Dick. The same story, voice, music and art from the popular Live Show!
Join Mary and Tim on a field trip to the Zoo, where they see elephants, exotic birds and lions! Follow as Mary and Tim meet the Wizard Zitthoona who performs music on his magic flute and ushers them into The Phantastic Zoo! Experience the stories the children hear from Fabulous Beasts, The Phoenix, The Mermaid and The Dragon!
Enjoy the story and colorful illustrative art. Hear Dr. Christopher Kaufman’s brilliant music and the work of professional voice actors on the included Audio Album. The combination of story, art, symphonic music and voice is immersive, moving and unique.
Dr. Christopher Kaufman enjoys a wide ranging career as an accomplished composer of classical music, teaching artist and presenter of concert events.
CONTACT: jmusic800@gmail dot com
- Summer Project Complete! - It took a few extra weeks than originally planned, but the massive project is complete. String Quartet #1 – which addresses our political condition, offers homage to my mother, actress Anna Filameno and two of my mentor/teachers, composers Karel Husa and Donald Erb and ends in an emphatic rendition of our national anthem… is in … Continue reading
- GREEN MONDAY! Give the gift of Imagination, Music and Education! - THIS HOLIDAY SEASON GIVE THE GIFT OF MUSIC! Dr. Kaufman’s Entertaining and Educational Books with Audio Albums! Press Titles to Buy! THE PHANTASTIC ZOO Join Mary and Tim on a field trip to the Zoo, where they see elephants, exotic birds and lions! The Wizard Zitthoona ushers them into The Phantastic Zoo and you will … Continue reading
- NEW AUDIO ALBUMS! - Hello Friends! New audio albums are available! These are high quality MP3 albums, so you can easily drag them into your mp3 Players and mobile devices! “The natural sounds and the musicians intertwine together perfectly to create something original and powerful.” Just press titles to access store…. “I Love Working with Christopher Kaufman! He is … Continue reading
- Wow! New Editions of My Books! - Good bye July! That was intense… just finishing up complete new editions of all my books… with the new art I developed during the live shows…! On to new things!…
- As Part of This Festival by Puppet Works! - This is the even we are a part of! Come have fun!
- The Phantastic Puppet Show! - This Saturday at 2:PM Sofia and I will be doing performing a couple of scenes from The Phantastic Zoo! THE PHOENIX and THE MERMAID – at JJByrne Park, next to The Old Stone House! 2:PM — Join us!
- Phantastic Memories!! - Hello everyone… thanks again for all of your support! Those who came and those who gave! After our first successful season we are moving forward… generating new material and support for next season where we’ll travel out and around the New York environs… even as we perform here in Brooklyn once again! Wish us luck! … Continue reading
- Phantastic Recording! - Audio Album nearly complete! – The Book is ready… we are very psyched! Great fun recording the ‘Music Magic is Everywhere’ song… Sofia sounds excellent!… gentle duets with my ‘vaudeville Stravinsky’ 🙂 – song style… very effective. Will be ready to go early next week! Now back to grant writing for our next season! Our … Continue reading
- The PHANTASTIC THEATER: ON the MOVE! - ON the move! Phase ONE complete! Next season… starting in October Look out for a New Season of concert events… in various locations! Brooklyn, Manhattan and Beyond! Thanks to everyone! Audience members and Participants alike! We will still do a Street Fair or two in June! See you there!
- THE PHANTASTIC THEATER! Concert Event! - Saturday May 7th – 11am – The Brooklyn Commons (388 Atlantic Ave – between Hoyt and Bond)! Join Dr. Christopher Kaufman, world re-knowned Flutist Composer Robert Dick and resident Young Artist Sofia Rose as they perform Episode Three from The Musical Forest and a full production of The Phantastic Zoo! Full Orchestral music flows from … Continue reading