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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: In Focus

A Midsummer Night’s Dream In Focus Premiere: Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh, 1960 Wit, romance, a bewitching air of wonder, and moments of genuine human emotion—all the dramatic elements that have made Shakespeare’s fantasy-comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream an audience favorite for centuries … Continue reading

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Listen to James Conlon on A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Conductor James Conlon discusses Benjamin Britten and the music of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The opera returns to the Met for the first time in ten years on Oct 11.

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Celebrating Britten at 100

While the worldwide celebrations of the bicentennials of Wagner and Verdi continue, the Met this season pays tribute to another operatic master with a rare revival of one of his most fascinating works. Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns … Continue reading

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