Masterworks: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Name: Masterworks: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Date: April 1, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Event Description:
Masterworks 8 | April 1, 2017
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
7:30 PM | Embassy Theatre           
Andrew Constantine, conductor
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Women’s Chorus – Benjamin Rivera, director
 
Sibelius                                   Excerpts from The Tempest, Suite No. 1, Op. 109
Nyman                                    Prospero’s Books, Music from the Film by Peter Greenaway
Mendelssohn                        Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Opp. 21 and 61
 
Born over 450 years ago, Shakespeare has inspired music by Verdi to the Beatles and Barenaked Ladies. Three Shakespearean works are represented here in vastly different guises. The program’s centerpiece is Mendelssohn’s sparkling A Midsummer Night’s Dream, complete with actors reading from the Bard’s comedy.

 
Location:
Embassy Theatre
Date/Time Information:
April 1, 2017
7:30 PM
Contact Information:
260-481-0777
Fees/Admission:
Tickets start at $19
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