Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra with Gulfshore Ballet: Mendelssohn Midsummer Night’s Dream
Gulfshore Ballet joins Gulf Coast Chamber Orchestra for Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Enjoy the music and a ballet performance with choreography by Iliana Lopez & Franklin Gamero.
About the Composer
Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (February 3, 1809 – November 4, 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period. Mendelssohn’s compositions include symphonies, concertos, piano music, organ music and chamber music. His best-known works include the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the oratorio St. Paul, the oratorio Elijah, the overture The Hebrides, the mature Violin Concerto and the String Octet. The melody for the Christmas carol “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” is also his. Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words are his most famous solo piano compositions.Read More ››