Off The Cuff: Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet

Off The Cuff
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 8:15 PM
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 7:00 PM

Marin Alsop, conductor 

PROKOFIEV Suite from Romeo and Juliet 

Originally wanting to give his ballet a happy ending, Prokofiev ultimately composed heartbreakingly beautiful music for the tale of the star-crossed lovers' deaths, alongside the shocking violence of the Capulet/Montague feud that dooms them.