Today, Renée Fleming and Yannick Nézet-Séguin are all about Shakespeare. Works by Tchaikovsky and Verdi ("Otello") are preceded by Leonard Bernstein's symphonic dances based on the hits of "West Side Story". Romeo and Juliet send their regards!
Renée Fleming, Russell Thomas Lots of musical highlights around the "Planet Shakespeare": America's most famous soprano Renée Fleming sings from Verdi's "Otello", plus Tchaikovsky's romantic "Romeo and Juliet" overture, music from "West Side Story" and a European premiere. The orchestra of the Metropolitan Orchestra from New York plays under its chief conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.