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BSO Sets Cast for Symphonic Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29-6/1

BSO Sets Cast for Symphonic Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29-6/1

In a new collaboration with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop bring together an all-star cast of stage, film and television for Director Edward Berkeley's adaptation of the William Shakespeare comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Featuring John Bolger of "General Hospital" and Linda Powell of "Chicago Fire," Midsummer will premiere with the BSO on May 29 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and May 30 through June 1 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Please see below for casting and complete concert details.

COMPLETE CONCERT DETAILS
A Midsummer Night's Dream: In Concert

Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. - The Music Center at Strathmore
Friday, May 30, 2014 at 8 p.m. - Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (JMSH)
Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 8 p.m. - JMSH
Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 3 p.m. - JMSH

Marin Alsop, conductor
Edward Berkeley, stage director
Baltimore Choral Arts Society, women's chorus
Ying Fang, Soprano (Fairy)
Julie Boulianne, Mezzo-Soprano (Fairy)

Spencer Aste as Egeus, Philostrate, Puck, Starveling (Moonshine), Mustardseed
John Bolger as Theseus, Oberon, Snug (Lion)
Katie deBuys as Hermia, Peter Quince (Prologue), Cobweb
Marcus Kyd as Lysander, Flute (Thisby), Peaseblossom
Cody Nickell as Demetrius, Bottom (Pyramus)
Kate Eastwood Norris as Helena, Snout (Wall), Moth
Linda Powell as Titania, Hyppolita

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tickets range from $29 to $94 and are available at the BSO Ticket Office, 410.783.8000 or BSOmusic.org.

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