Symphonic Shakespeare

Stéphane Denève - Conductor

program

Walton - Selections from As You Like It

Berlioz - Overture to Beatrice and Benedict

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet

Mendelssohn - Excerpts from Incidental Music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thursday, August 2, 2018

2:00 pm Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY
As part of SPAC's new Thursday Matinee series, Stéphane Denève will lead a “Symphonic Shakespeare” program of popular orchestral music set to Shakespeare's most illustrious works. Pieces by Tchaikovsky, Walton, Berlioz, and Mendelssohn will underscore excerpts performed by guest actors of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and As You Like It.