Are the deaths of Romeo and Juliet, the star crossed lovers of Verona, a result of fate or of choices that they and their families have made? How do the choices you make impact your life? What is beyond your control? This program investigates the choices that composers have made in interpreting Shakespeare’s timeless play, where love, tradition and tragedy collide.
Recommended for grades 6-12
Program Program to contain selections from: Berlioz Romeo and Juliet Bernstein West Side Story Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.
PERFORMERS Chicago Symphony Orchestra Edwin Outwater conductor Chicago Shakespeare Theater guest artists- For more information click here.