An Embrace of Romantic Masters
- Saturday, February 15 – Cascade Theatre, Redding, 7:30pm
Sunday, February 16 - Laxson Auditorium, Chico, 2:00pm
- Prokofiev – Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2
- Puccini – Manon Lescaut - Intermezzo from Act 3
- Griffes – The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
- Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet
- With theatre faculty and students from CSU, Chico
Conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett will give a free pre-concert talk one hour before the concerts begin.
The story of the lovers Romeo and Juliet always deeply affects
anyone who hears it.
Because they were not allowed to be with each other, bloodshed resulted and hearts were broken. But some of the world's greatest music was also inspired by the story!