Hear Felix Mendelssohn's music as it was meant to be experienced, as a stellar cast of actors presents an abridged version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, accompanied by Mendelssohn’s magical score!
Rafael Payare, conductor
Vi´kingur O´lafsson, piano
Tasha Koontz, soprano
Kira Dills-DeSurra, mezzo soprano
Women of the San Diego Master Chorale
Actors: Roger Mueller, Jill Shellabarger, Matthew Krause, Susan Shunk, Jonathan Mastro, Brad Armacost and Scott Rad Brown
Text Adaptation and Stage Director: Gerard McBurney
Video Projections: Mike Tutaj
ESTE´VEZ: Mediodi´a en el llano (Midday on the Plains)
SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
MENDELSSOHN: Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (with text by William Shakespeare)
Hear Felix Mendelssohn's music as it was meant to be experienced, as a stellar cast of actors presents an abridged version of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, accompanied by Mendelssohn’s magical score! But first, journey to Rafael Payare's homeland and experience the beauty of the Venezuelan countryside with Antonio Estévez’s Midday on the Plains.
Also, sensational young pianist Vi´kingur O´lafsson gives his interpretation of the ultimate "piano concerto as love letter," Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, dedicated to Clara Schumann.
Presenter / Producer: San Diego Symphony
Music > Classical
Event Phone: 619-235-0804
Copley Symphony Hall
750 B Street
San Diego CA 92101
Performance Dates: 10/11/2019 - 10/12/2019
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