A Midsummer Night’s Dream



Scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare Set to Music

Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 49: III. Scherzo
“Helena, Lysander, Hermia – Lovers Plan to Go to the Woods”

Sergei Prokofiev, March from The Love for Three Oranges
“Fairies Introduction – Titania and Oberon Argue”
Béla Bartók, 44 Duos: No. 26 Teasing Song

Ludwig van Beethoven, Variations on the Theme “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
“Bottom Enters, with Titania and Fairies”
Maurice Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello: II. Très vif

Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 49: I. Molto allegro ed agitato
“Lover’s Fight”
Béla Bartók, 44 Duos: No. 32 Dance from Maramaros

Maurice Ravel, Piano Trio: I. Modéré
“Awakenings – Finale”
Michael Praetorius, Dances from Terpsichore
Felix Mendelssohn, Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 49: III. Scherzo (reprise)

Sonja Larson, violin
Nora Karakousoglou, cello
Michelle Schumann, piano

Austin Shakespeare

Austin Shakespeare presents professional theatre of the highest quality with an emphasis on the plays of William Shakespeare, bringing to the public performances that are fresh, bold, imaginative, thought-provoking, and eminently accessible. It endeavors to connect with young people on a regular basis by expanding education and outreach efforts in the classroom and by bringing full productions before young audiences. Entering its 36th season, Austin Shakespeare brings Free Shakespeare to Zilker Park, and is a resident company of the Long Center for the Performing Arts.

This production has been generously funded by The Creative Fund’s Q Rental Subsidy Grant program. The Creative Fund is a funding mechanism that provides much-needed support to local performing artists enabling them to further their creative endeavors.

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