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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 English. Running time: 2hrs 50minsPerformers Jonathan Peter Kenny (Oberon), Andrew Slater (Bottom), Claire Ormshaw (Tytania), Laura Mitchell (Helena), Robert Davies (Demetrius), Niamh Kelly (Hermia), Mike Bracegirdle (Lysander), Nicholas Lester (Theseus), Lise Christensen (Hippolyta), Mark Wilde (Flute), Jonathan May (Quince).
Music Benjamin Britten. Author Shakespeare. Adapted by Benjamin Britten. Adapted by Peter Pears. Company English Touring Opera. Conductor Michael Rosewell. Director James Conway. Design Joanna Parker. Lighting Aideen Malone.
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