Do dreams influence reality? Felix Mendelssohn takes us into the magical woods where a group of fairies hilariously fumble in their attempts to manipulate the lives of ordinary people. This program celebrates the legacy of William Shakespeare whose comedic masterpiece A Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired brilliant music by Felix Mendelssohn. Join us as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and our guest artists, The Chicago Shakespeare Theater, together tell this twisted tale.
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