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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
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.
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