October 2006 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 4th 2006

Shakespeare in Music


  1. Nicolai: Overture to "The Merry Wives of Windsor" - Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; cond. Neville Marriner

  2. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61 - Lillian Watson, soprano; Delia Wallis, mezzo-soprano; Finchley Children’s Music Group; London Symphony Orchestra; cond. André Previn

  3. Bernstein Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story", for orchestra - New York Philharmonic; cond. Leonard Bernstein

  4. Verdi: Otello (Act 4, Scene 2. Ave Maria) - Mirella Freni, soprano; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Herbert von Karajan

  5. Dvorák: Othello, concert overture, Op. 93 - BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Stephen Gunzenhauser

  6. Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music ("How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank!") for 16 soloists & orchestra - Norma Burrowes, Sheila Armstrong, et al; London Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Sir Adrian Boult


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