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Othello and Juliet

Shakespeare’s influence as a playwright and poet has permeated every art form from dance, to cinema, to music. On this program the Thailand Phil features music inspired by two of Shakespeare’s works: Dvořák’s Othello Overture and Prokoviev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite. Filling out the program are two romantic interludes featuring our own concertmaster, Omiros Yavroumis, and principal violist, Aibek Ashirmatov, as soloists.

Concerts:

  • Friday, 11 June 2021 / 7:00 pm / Prince Mahidol Hall
  • Saturday, 12 June 2021 / 4:00 pm / Prince Mahidol Hall

Conductor: Alfonso Scarano

Soloist:

  • Aibek Ashirmatov, viola
  • Omiros Yavroumis, violin

Program:

  • Antonín DVOŘÁK: Othello Overture, Op. 93 (15’)
  • Max BRUCH: Romance for viola and orchestra, op. 85 (9’)
  • Ludwig van BEETHOVEN: Romance No. 2 for violin and orchestra, Op. 50 (9’)
  • Serge PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet Suite (40’)

Salaya Link shuttle bus available at BTS Bang Wa Station: www.music.mahidol.ac.th/salayalink