What the Puck?: Schnittke on Shakespeare

(K)ein Sommernachstraum… I enjoyed it in 2005 with the LA Phil and Jurowski and recalled it just now for no particular reason. Starts off calm and optimistic, peaks in discord, and fades away. Reminds me of something, can’t quite place it.

Here’s the BUTI Young Artist Orchestra with Ken-David Masur conducting.

Explanations here and here.

BUTI Young Artist Orchestra Ken-David Masur / SCHNITTKE Kein Sommernachtstraum

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