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Under the Influence: Shakespeare's World

Prelude Performance by Pelia Quartet · 6:00 PM

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What creative genius’ work has permeated the culture and had more influence than that of the Bard himself? Join us for this intermission-free Wednesday evening event as we enjoy music from Shakespeare’s time and hear some of his most famous words composed into song. Following Korngold’s popular incidental music for the comedy Much Ado About Nothing, composed in 1920, we conclude with Beethoven’s “Ghost Piano Trio, which came out of sketches for an opera based on Macbeth that he never completed. Stay after the concert for an After Party in the Wu Tsai QRT.yrd to enjoy more music and a feast featuring the best of San Diego’s culinary and craft cocktail scene!

Join us for the musical prelude with Pelia Quartet for a performance of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp.”

A Selection of Fantasias by Purcell and Lupo

Sonatina No.1 in D Major, Opus 137

Suite from Much Ado About Nothing, Op. 11

Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 “Ghost”

Shakespeare’s World After Party

Join us after the show and step into Shakespeare’s World with special bites and craft cocktails curated by Giuseppe’s at The Conrad.

Space is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance, so get your passport today!

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Small Plates Menu

Shakespeare’s Favorite
Slow & Low Braised Lamb Shoulder
Braising Reduction / Miropoix / Mint & Citrus
Creamed Corn / Wild Chicory-Fennel Salad

The Veronese
Grilled Summer Peach Panzanella & Burrata
Shaved Red Onions / Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes / Cucumbers
Torn Levain Bread / Basil Leaves / EVVO & Saba

Choice of Dessert:
Marchpane Tart
Almond Paste / Apples / Cherry Compote / Charcoal Vanilla Gelato
Dark Chocolate Custard
Vanilla Whipped Cream / Fleur De Sel / Sugar Tuile / Candied Hazelnut

Choice of Specialty Cocktail or Select Beverages:
Shakespeare, not stirred
Vodka, peach nectar, ginger beer, lime, garnish with mint

Artists on this program

Doug Balliett


Efe Baltacigil


Fleur Barron

mezzo soprano

Andrew Ilhoon Byun


Imogen Cooper


Francisco Fullana


Sung Jin Lee


Alexi Kenney


Paul Holmes Morton


Francesco Piemontesi


Blake Pouliot


Masumi Per Rostad


Sophia Stoyanovich


Joyce Yang


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