LA Phil Live: Episode Dudamel Conducts Tchaikovsky Music & List of Songs
Release date: 13 March 2011
Director: Michael Beyer
Stars: Orlando Bloom (Romeo), Kate Burton (Herself - Host), Malcolm McDowell (Prospero), Anika Noni Rose (Juliet), Matthew Rhys (Hamlet), Gustavo Dudamel (Himself - Conductor), Joseph Patrick O'Malley (Actor), Amin El Gamal (Actor), Los Angeles Philharmonic (Themselves) see more...
This all-Tchaikovsky program features his three Overture-Fantasies inspired by Shakespeare plays - Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and The Tempest. Preceding each of these powerful symphonic poems are selections from the Bard's immortal works performed by the cast of actors (Orlando Bloom as Romeo, Malcolm McDowell as Prospero, and Matthew Rhys as Hamlet). Kate Burton, the prolific Tony-nominated stage and screen actress and daughter of the late Richard Burton, directs this all-star cast and also serves as host for the LA Phil LIVE broadcast. Los Angeles Philharmonic is conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, This episode features Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and The Tempest, music by Tschaikovsky.