March 17-18, 2023
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Die schöne Melusine ("The Fair Melusine")
ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto
ALEXANDER VON ZEMLINSKY: Die Seejungfrau ("The Mermaid")
GRIEG: PEER GYNT IN CONCERT
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Grieg’s musical embodiment of Ibsen’s tale comes to life at Music Hall.
DANÍEL BJARNASON: Violin Concerto
EDVARD GRIEG: Peer Gynt [original concert-theatre production]
Music by Edvard Grieg
Written and Directed by Bill Barclay
Adapted from the play by Henrik Ibsen
Produced by Concert Theatre Works
Louis Langrée, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Camilla Tilling, soprano (Solveig)
May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director
Concert Theatre Works, Bill Barclay, director
A Norwegian fairy tale comes to life in Music Hall with a concert-theatre production of Grieg’s enchanting score to Ibsen’s play, created and directed by Bill Barclay, former Director of Music at Shakespeare's Globe. Louis Langrée leads the Orchestra and cast, including soprano Camilla Tilling and the May Festival Chorus. Bjarnason’s Violin Concerto opens the program with whimsical whistling by soloist Pekka Kuusisto, for whom the concerto was written.
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