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LCO String Quartet

Global Shakespeare Performers

Venue: Cadogan Hall

Repertoire

Mendelssohn
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (arr. Paul Edlin)

Coinciding with the Shakespeare 400 anniversary celebration, LCO String Quartet performs a specially commissioned arrangement of Mendelssohn’s original music to A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Paul Max Edlin. Global Shakespeare performers will enact a variety of roles from the Bard’s seminal work, including Oberon, Puck and Fairy.

Preceded by an introduction from Shakespeare specialist David Shalkwyk.

This concert precedes the London Chamber Orchestra main concert at 8pm

Part of London Chamber Orchestra 2016-17

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