Masterworks II

Star Crossed: Romeo & Juliet

November 19, 2023 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano

Drama fills this program as two tales of star-crossed lovers take center stage: Tristan und Isolde, andĀ Romeo & Juliet.


  • Debussy |Ā Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
  • Wagner |Ā Prelude and LiebestodĀ fromĀ Tristan und Isolde
  • Prokofiev | Selections fromĀ Romeo & Juliet

Whatā€™s Interesting About This Concert

  • Michelle DeYoung has brought her celebrated interpretations of Wagner’s music to concert halls and stages around the world; having first worked with Maestro Richman in 1995, the two artists will reunite in Bangor.
  • Like Tristan and Isolde, the fates of Romeo and Juliet have been explored for centuries across artistic mediums. Prokofiev’s music is iconic for its energy and depth.


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