Shakespeare and the Symphony

Stéphane Denève - Conductor

Shakespearean Stage Actors

Timothy Orr - Artistic director

program

Walton - Excerpts from As You Like It

Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict Overture

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet

Mendelssohn - Excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Friday, July 17, 2015

6:00 pm Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

A sparkling collection of music inspired by the Bard! This unique event features music influenced by the plays of Shakespeare, from Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet to Mendelssohn’s famous Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Additionally, throughout the evening Shakespearean actors will present scenes from the plays that prompted the music, making this multi-faceted performance one you won’t want to miss.