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Fairy Queen, The

Synopsis
Semi-staged opera in a prologue and five acts based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and directed by Jonathan Kent. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Glyndebourne Chorus are conducted by William Christie.
Language
English
Country
France; Great Britain; Japan
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2010
Recording date
Jun 2009
Duration
c230

Credits

Director
Jonathan Kent
Music
Henry Purcell
Production Design
Paul Brown
Choreographer
Kim Brandstrup
Cast
Joseph MillsonOberon
Sally DexterTitania
Andrew Foster-WilliamsSleep
Andrew Foster-WilliamsHymen
Andrew Foster-WilliamsCoridon
Andrew Foster-WilliamsWinter
Carolyn SampsonNight
Desmond BarritNick Bottom
Ed LyonAdam
Lucy CroweJuno

Additional Details

Theatre
Glydenbourne Opera House
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Available on DVD and Blu-ray. German, French and Spanish subtitles.
Reviews
A Q&A with Jonathan Kent about the production at http://glyndebourne.com/qa-director-jonathan-kent-fairy-queen (accessed 12/2012).

Production Company

Name

François Roussillon et Associés

Name

Glyndebourne Enterprises

Name

Mezzo

Name

NHK

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
http://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
http://www.amazon.co.uk External site opens in new window

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