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San Diego Symphony – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

San Diego Symphony – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

ESTÉVEZMediodía 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)

Rafael Payare, conductor
Víkingur Ólafsson, piano
Tasha Koontz, soprano
Kira Dills-DeSurra, mezzo soprano
Women of the San Diego Master Chorale

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 Víkingur Ólafsson gives his interpretation of the ultimate “piano concerto as love letter,” Robert Schumann‘s Piano Concerto in A minor, dedicated to Clara Schumann.

 

San Diego Symphony – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

San Diego Symphony – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

ESTÉVEZMediodía 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)

Rafael Payare, conductor
Víkingur Ólafsson, piano
Tasha Koontz, soprano
Kira Dills-DeSurra, mezzo soprano
Women of the San Diego Master Chorale

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 Víkingur Ólafsson gives his interpretation of the ultimate “piano concerto as love letter,” Robert Schumann‘s Piano Concerto in A minor, dedicated to Clara Schumann.