Shakespeare: Music and the Bard

May 2018
Shakespeare: Music and the Bard

James K. Bass, conductor

From Purcell to Vaughan Williams, countless composers throughout the centuries have found inspiration in William Shakespeare. Actress Siobhan Doherty and Seraphic Fire explore this magnificent canon of settings based on the great Elizabethan bard’s timeless words.

Join us for a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION one hour before each concert. Not offered in Naples.


Shakespeare: Music and the Bard

SHEPPARD: Music To Hear

ANONYMOUS: Ah Robin from Twelfth Night

HARRIS: Shakespeare Songs

BYRD: Come Woeful Orpheus

MORLEY: Now is the Month of Maying

MORLEY: April is in my Mistress Face

MORLEY: Nolo Mortem Peccatoris

MORLEY: Sing We and Chant It

ANONYMOUS: Robin is to the Greenwood Gone from Hamlet

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Three Shakespeare Songs

ANONYMOUS: Take, O Take Those Lips Away from Measure for Measure

LINDBERG: Shall I compare thee to a summers day?

ANONYMOUS: Come Away, Come Away Death from Twelfth Night

SAMETZ: When He Shall Die

MCDOWELL: When Time Is Broke

ANONYMOUS: Fie on Sinful Fantasy from the Merry Wives of Windsor

ANONYMOUS: Three Merry Men from Twelfth Night

MÄNTYJÄRVI: 4 Shakespeare Songs

Concert Length: 80 Mins, No Intermission

This program is made possible through a generous gift by Joseph C. Dimino and Michael J. Guida.

Concert Schedule:

Tue, May 8, 7:00pm  |  Naples

Wed, May 9, 7:30pm  |  Miami

Fri, May 11, 7:30pm  |  Coral Gables

Sat, May 12, 7:30pm  |  Ft. Lauderdale

Sun, May 13, 4:00pm  |  Miami Beach


Shakespeare: Music and the Bard

Venue Information

Tue, May 8, 7:00pm
Vanderbilt Presbyterian
1225 Piper Blvd,
Naples, FL 34110

Complimentary parking is available on site.

Wed, May 9, 7:30pm
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox
2401 SW 3rd Ave,
Miami, FL 33129

Complimentary parking is available in the lot located east of the venue, at the intersection of SW 3rd Ave and SW 24th Rd.

Fri, May 11, 7:30pm
St. Philip’s Episcopal
1121 Andalusia Ave,
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Complimentary valet parking is available starting 45 minutes before select performances.

Sat, May 12, 7:30pm
All Saints Episcopal
333 Tarpon Dr,
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Complimentary parking is available on both of the venue’s parking lots. These are accessible via Tarpon Dr and via Tarpon Ter.

Sun, May 13, 4:00pm
All Souls Episcopal
4025 Pine Tree Dr,
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Complimentary valet parking is available starting 45 minutes before each performance.

Performances in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Sponsored By:
The Clinton Family Fund Broward County Florida Cultural Division Coral Gables The City Beautiful Coral Gables Community Foundation The Dunspaugh-Dalton Foundation Enterprise Holdings Foundation Funding ARTS Broward! Funding ARTS Network First Miami Key Biscayne Community Foundation Knight Foundation The Hutson Wiley Echevarria Foundation Miami Beach Miami-Dade County Miami-Dade County Public Schools Miami Salon Quest National Endowment for the Arts NCCO Norfolk Southern Kirk Foundation Someone & Somebody South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center P. L. Dodge Southern Land Films Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs The Children's Trust Williamson Automotive WLRN Arts Calendar
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