Mendelssohn's Dream Mendelssohn's Dream
State Theatre Company of South Australia
Adelaide Town Hall
16 Oct 2015 to 17 Oct 2015
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Tickets - Adult $69.00 - $98.00
Concession $59.00 - $83.00
30 and under $45.00
Child $25.00

Duration - 1hr 51mins (incl interval)


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Synopsis
Presented by Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in association with State Theatre Company

In an enchanted marriage between State Theatre Company and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the Adelaide Town Hall will be transformed into a magical fairyland for two special concerts.

Mendelssohn’s celebrated incidental music for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (including the famed Wedding March) will be thrillingly brought to life by conductor Nicholas McGegan, two sopranos, female chorus and a cast of four leading actors directed by Geordie Brookman.

A distinguished Baroque music specialist, the ASO’s Artist-in-Association Nicholas McGegan also conducts the much-loved Brandenburg Concerto No 1 by JS Bach, whose 19th Century revival we owe to Mendelssohn.

The refinement and beauty of Mendelssohn’s glorious music, coupled with Shakespeare’s text, will sit in splendid counterpoint to our season of the much sillier, rougher and ruder The Popular Mechanicals which follows these concert ...more
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