Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet

Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet

Recorded May 19 - 22, 2022, as part of the Texas Instruments Classical Series. Brought to you as part of the NEXT STAGE Digital Concert Series Presented by PNC.

GEMMA NEW conducts

AARON JAY KERNIS Musica Celestis
PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet: Suite

American composer and Pulitzer Prize winner Aaron Jay Kernis’s note in the score of Musica Celestis (Music of the Heavens) states that the ethereal work “is inspired by the medieval conception of that phrase, which refers to the singing of the angels in heaven in praise of God without end…”

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet uses robust orchestration and complex rhythms that challenged even the best of Bolshoi dancers, yet has all the grandeur, passion and tragedy to do the Shakespearean classic justice.

Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet
  • Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet

    Recorded May 19 - 22, 2022, as part of the Texas Instruments Classical Series. Brought to you as part of the NEXT STAGE Digital Concert Series Presented by PNC.

    GEMMA NEW conducts
    ALEXANDER GAVRYLYUK Piano

    AARON JAY KERNIS Musica Celestis
    RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2
    PROKOFIEV Romeo a...