Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream

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COMPOSERS: Mendelssohn
LABELS: Arthaus
WORKS: Midsummer Night’s Dream
PERFORMER: Ballet, Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala/Nir Kabaretti; chor. George Balanchine
CATALOGUE NO: 107 203

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Balanchine’s Shakespearean homage lacks the concise wit of Ashton’s one-act Dream, but shows a master’s touch in combining story-telling with divertissements. David Nice