Get ready for a night of Verdi's Macbeth on ShakespeareFest. James Jacobs explores how Verdi brings this Shakespeare favorite to life with "sounds effectively diabolical, with some moments of unexpected tenderness."
We have been exploring the lasting impact of Shakespeare in the world of classical music. Discover the importance of Shakespeare's First Folio on Great Performances "Making Shakespeare: The First Folio" on WETA PBS.
Tonight on ShakespeareFest, James Jacobs guides us through Dvořák's Othello Overture. Learn more about the third installment of Dvořák's trilogy of overtures, representing "cosmic drama" that is real life love.
Tonight on our ShakespeareFest feature, James Jacobs explores Tchaikovsky's telling of Romeo and Juliet through his fantasy-overture. Find out more about his journey with one of his most beloved works!
Tonight's ShakespeareFest with James Jacobs delves into Berlioz' choral symphony, Romeo and Juliet. Learn more about Berlioz' own journey with this work, considered to be one of his most original masterpieces.