September 25-28, 2008
University of California
(West Coast Premiere)
with the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Asbury, conductor
Thu, Sept 25 - Sat, Sept 27 at 8 pm
Sun, Sept 28 at 3 pm
Prokofiev's original score, along with collaborator Sergey Radlov's original scenario, performed on the west coast for the first time ever as the composer intended.
Sergey Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet, On Motifs of Shakespeare, Op.64, restored by Simon Morrison, is performed with exclusive permission of the Prokofiev Estate and G. Schirmer Inc., the bearers of the rights to the music. Source materials used in this production are provided by the Russian StateArchive of Literature and Art.
A Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College/Mark Morris Dance Group production in association with Cal Performances, Berkeley; barbicanbite08, London; Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Millennium Park, Chicago; Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; and Virginia Arts Festival.