Shakespeare and Music
on the anniversary of 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare and the musical theater
Two meetings dedicated to the relationship between Shakespeare and his works and music.
Thursday, May 5 at 18
musical theater. It was inevitable that in fact the creations of one of the greatest geniuses of mankind inspire musicians. He began to make musical theater of Shakespearean subjects already in the seventeenth century, shortly after Shakespeare's death, since then, has never stopped. Maximum Contiero proposes an impromptu discussion between known and lesser-known titles.
Thursday, May 12 at 18
the music critic Henry Bettinello will converse with Shaul Bassi, Anglicist and scholar of Shakespeare, the relationship between the Bard and jazz music, especially through listening to the suite "Such Sweet Thunder" by Duke Ellington. It will be a unique opportunity to analyze in a particular way some Shakespearean characters.