A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Concert

Thu, May 29, 2014 8:00 PM
Fri, May 30, 2014 8:00 PM
Sat, May 31, 2014 8:00 PM
Sun, Jun 1, 2014 3:00 PM

The BSO and Folger Theatre present:

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream 
   Incidental music by Felix Mendelssohn 
   Concert Adaptation by Edward Berkeley

Marin Alsop, conductor
Edward Berkeley, stage director
Baltimore Choral Arts Society, women’s chorus
   Tom Hall, Music Director

Spencer Aste, Egeus, Philostrate, Puck, Starveling (Moonshine), Mustardseed
John Bolger, Theseus, Oberon, Snug (Lion)
Julie Boulianne, Mezzo-soprano (Fairy)
Katie deBuys, Hermia, Peter Quince (Prologue), Cobweb
Kate Eastwood Norris, Helena, Snout (Wall), Moth
Ying Fang, Soprano (Fairy)
Marcus Kyd, Lysander, Flute (Thisby), Peaseblossom
Cody Nickell, Demetrius, Bottom (Pyramus)
Linda Powell, Titania, Hyppolyta

The worlds of orchestra and theater collide. Marin Alsop conducts the magical music of Mendelssohn as actors breathe life into Shakespeare's timeless story of love and enchantment.