Ticket Giveaway: Happy Birthday to The Bard
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Wednesday marks William Shakespeare's 450th birthday. To celebrate, throughout the day WQXR is playing music inspired by The Bard's works, including Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet: "Fantasy Overture" and Mendelssohn's overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as music from Shakespeare's own time. Plus, many of his glorious verses will be read aloud.