Shakespearean Classics - Gold Coast

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Shakespearean Classics - Gold Coast

#William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest playwright of all time because his stories speak so much to universal human emotion and experiences.

In his comedies, tragedies and histories, he speaks to his audiences about love, revenge, bravery, cowardice, life and death.

Is it any wonder then that many famous composers have been inspired by Shakespeare’s work to create music that is equally as dramatic? In this concert, hear a selection of the most powerful and enjoyable works inspired by Shakespeare’s plays from Mendelssohn’s iconic music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream through to Prokofiev’s extraordinary ballet music for Romeo and Juliet.

#Works

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Beethoven

Overture to Coriolan, op.62

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Mendelssohn

Music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Prokofiev

Music from Romeo and Juliet

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Tchaikovsky

Hamlet; Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare

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Schubert

Who is Sylvia? (Was ist Sylvia?), D.891

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Verdi

Piangea cantando (Willow Song) from Otello


#Musicians

Max McBride

Max McBride

Conductor

#Performances

7

Friday

7 May 2021

7:30pm

#Prices

Adult

Price

$56

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Senior/Pensioner

Price

$48

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Student

Price

$32

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Child

Price

$32

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#Ticket Information

Ticket Terms

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Transaction Fees

A transaction fee of $4 applies per single ticket transaction.

Third Party Resellers

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