Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) presents

Rafael Payare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

A magical forest, twilight mist and mythical creatures are summoned for this unusual concert where the OSM presents Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in a staged adaptation alternating music and excerpts from Shakespeare’s play. Completing this concert conducted by Rafael Payare and featuring the OSM Chorus is a masterpiece of French Impressionism: Debussy’s enchanting Nocturnes.

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Rafael Payare, conductor
Samuël Côté, actor (Theseus, Oberon)
Sofia Blondin, actress (Hippolyta, Titania)
Mattis Savard-Verhoeven, actor (Lysander)
Rebecca Vachon, actress (Hermia)
Simon Beaulé-Bulman, actor (Demetrius, Bottom)
Valérie Tellos, actress (Helena, Quince)
Tiffany Montambault, actress (Puck)
Anna-Sophie Neher, soprano
Rose Naggar-Tremblay, contralto
OSM Chorus
Andrew Megill, chorusmaster

Debussy, Nocturnes (25 min.)*
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, incidental music, op. 61 (75 min.)
Excerpts from Shakespeare’s text in French. Translation by Michelle Allen
*Concerts on September 21 and 22 at 7:30pm only

Maison symphonique
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 7:30pm
Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 10:30am
Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

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