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Shakespeare & Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Synopsis
Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream is performed in an empty auditorium, the actors appearing on stage alongside the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra and the Collegium Vocale Gent, conducted by Philippe Herreweghe. The orchestra plays Felix Mendelssohn’s inciental music for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Performed in Dutch, the video is presented with optional English subtitles.
Language
English
Country
Belgium
Medium
Video
Transmission details
7 Jun 2021
Duration
75 mins

Credits

Director
de Roovers; Jeremy De Ryckere
Cast
Luc Nuyens 
Michael Vergauwen 
Sara De Bosschere 
Sofie Sente 

Additional Details

Theatre
Queen Elisabeth Hall (Antwerp)
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Music; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/FBb-o0cJXdU
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

VideoCrew

Sponsor

Name

Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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