SERGUEI PROKOFIEV (1891–1953) Romeo and Juliet op.64
SERGUEI PROKOFIEV (1891–1953)
Romeo and Juliet op.64
Ballet in four acts and nine scenes
Selection of Suites nº 1 & 2 (1936)
- The Montagues and the Capulets - nº 1 from Suite nº 2
- The young Juliet - nº 2 from Suite nº 2
- Romeo and Juliet - nº 6 de la Suite nº 1
- Death of Tybalt – nº 7 from Suite nº 1
- Romeo at Juliet´s grave – nº 7 from Suite nº 2
YOUNG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OF THE FSMCV
CRISTOBAL SOLER, conductor
Palau de la Música de Valencia,
18th September 2016
Closing concert of the 3rd Edition of the FSMCV (Federation of Music Societies of the Valencian Community).
The Young Symphony Orchestra of the FSMCV, under the baton of Cristobal Soler, played a programme including Prokofiev ´s selection of the ballet Romeo and Juliet (video) to celebrate the 400º Anniversary of William Shakespeare´s death.
Cristóbal Soler is the founder and artistic director of the Young Symphony Orchestra, a pedagogical and artistic project formed by highly talented young Spanish musicians. After a one week workshop, they played a tour of three concerts with works by Bruch (Violin Concert), Tchaikovsky (fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet ) and the mentioned selection of the ballet by Prokofiev.
The concert took place last 18th September at the Palau de la Música de Valencia.