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An operatic version of Shakespeare's fantasy play. With great skill and sensitivity, Britten presents the play as a charming opera, retaining the serene magic of the forest, the distress of the lovers, Puck's mischief, and Bottom's lamentably amateur theatre company. Sung in EnglishPerformers Rebecca Bottone, Jonathan Kenny, Elizabeth Atherton, Douglas Bowen, Serena Kay, Hal Cazalet, Andrew Slater.
Music Benjamin Britten. Author Shakespeare. Adapted by Benjamin Britten. Adapted by Peter Pears. Company English Touring Opera. Director James Conway. Design Joanna Parker. Lighting Aideen Malone. Conductor Michael Rosewell.
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