Stéphane Denève - Conductor
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
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.