OSO offers up Shakespeare

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is bringing the works of Shakespeare to life at the Cleland Theatre on Feb. 14.

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is bringing some of the best known works of Shakespeare to life in Penticton at the Cleland Theatre on Feb. 14.

Shakespeare in Love is a Deloitte Masterworks production sponsored by TD Canada Trust featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture.

This performance will also feature Three Stratford Fanfares, a brass and percussion piece written by composer Louis Applebaum and Christos Hatzis’ The Isle is Full of Noises.

Guest artists include actor Maureen Thomas from Calgary, who is portraying the characters during the performance of Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Other special guests include sopranos Carmen and Mia Harris, as well as the Kelowna Secondary Ladies Chamber Choir made up of 38 Grade 10, 11 and 12 students.

Adding to the young performers are the 80 musicians who make up the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra who will also be joining the OSO during the performance.

Tickets are available by phone through the Kelowna Actors Studio at 250-862-2867 or online at www.okanagansymphony.com


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