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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. New Production. Supported by the English Opera Group. Running time: 3hrsPerformers Iestyn Davies (Oberon), Willard White (Bottom), Sarah Tynan (Tytania), Allan Clayton (Lysander), Benedict Nelson (Demetrius), Kate Valentine (Helena), Tamara Gura (Hermia), Michael Colvin (Flute), Graeme Danby (Snug), Peter van Hulle (Snout), Simon Butteriss (Staveling).
Music Benjamin Britten. Author Shakespeare. Adapted by Benjamin Britten. Adapted by Peter Pears. Producer English National Opera. Producer K.S. Stanislavsky. Producer VI.I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre. Conductor Leo Hussain. Director Chrisopher Alden. Design Charles Edwards. Costume Sue Willmington. Lighting Adam Silverman.
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