Sunday, January 15, 2012

Sunday Overture

Another great concert overture by Felix Mendelssohn was Ruy Blas, based on the drama by Victor Hugo.  Victor Hugo's Ruy Blas was a tragic play and you get the dramatic feeling brought out in Mendelssohn's overture.  This stand alone piece, like Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture on yesterday's post, would be a welcome beginning of any symphony concert program. Enjoy!

Felix Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture:

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