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Shakespeare in Music

May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$10.00 - $15.00

Join the Westminster Community Orchestra, under the direction of Ruth Ochs, as they present a musical salute to Shakespeare. The concert will include Nicolai’s Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor,  Mendelssohn’s Overture and Fairy Song from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the World Premiere of Christine Elise Chen’s Three Songs on Shakespeare Sonnets for Voice and Orchestra,  Verdi’s        Prelude to Macbeth, and excerpts from Smetana’s Richard III and Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette. The orchestra will be joined by sopranos Danielle Sinclair and Katherine Sundstrom and mezzo-soprano Alexis Peart, as well as a chorus featuring sopranos Sarah Williams and Julia Rutman, altos Véronique Shaftel and Georgia Burnham-Lemaire. The program also includes Shakespearean monologues performed by actors Todd Reichart, Mary Greenberg, and Hannah Keaton (under the direction of Mr. Reichart).

Details

Date:
May 21, 2016
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$10.00 - $15.00
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.rider.edu/arts

Venue

Princeton Meadow Road Arts and Event Center
545 Meadow Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
Phone:
609-921-2663
Website:
www.rider.edu/arts

Organizer

Westminster College ot the Arts/Rider University
Phone:
609-921-2663
Email:
wcorch@rider.edu
Website:
www.rider.edu/arts
       

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