- Event dates: Past Concert
April 7 @ 7:30 PM
April 8 @ 3:00 PM
One of the most whimsical and charming figures of all time, Don Quixote is an ordinary man who imagines he’s a brave knight battling giants and winning fair maidens. He inspired many artists through the centuries, including three very different interpretations featured in this show.
Joining us will be the passionate and dynamic 2017 GRAMMY-winning cellist Zuill Bailey, representing Don Quixote in a tone poem by Richard Strauss. You’ll also hear Telemann’s “Don Quixote Suite,” a Baroque take on the story. Dramatic baritone Philip Lima will perform the role of Don Quixote in Ravel’s song cycle “Don Quixote to Dulcinea,” singing of his love for his perfect lady, praying for her to be blessed, and ending with a boisterous drinking song. Come dream impossible dreams with us!
Click here to listen to Strauss: Don Quixote / Rostropovich Karajan performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Click here to listen to the entire 30-minute work.
Don Quixote Suite
Don Quixote to Dulcinea