MENDELSSOHN-SHAKESPEARE: "A Midsummer Night Dream"
The project, conceived to celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death (1616-2016), includes the performance of Mendelssohn's complete incidental music for "A Midsummer Night Dream" in the original version for piano four hands. A narrator will read some excerpts from Shakespeare's play, according to the textual indications written out by Mendelssohn in his score.
Alessandra Ammara and Roberto Prosseda, piano duet
Narrator: to be defined, according with the available dates
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy: A Midsummer Night Dream op. 61a
- Elfen March
- Wedding March
- Funeral March
- Ein Tanz von Rupelm
Alessandra Ammara and Roberto Prosseda recorded this music in the CD Decca with Mendelssohn's complete works for four-hands piano (2015).
The Premiere of this project will take place at the Montebello Festival in Bellinzona (Switzerland) on July 5, 2016, live at the Radio Radio Svizzera Italiana.