Director Jonathan Kent, conductor William Christie
Director Jonathan Kent
Conductor William Christie, Orchestra of the Age of the Enlightenment
Cast Lucy Crowe, Carolyn Sampson, Ed Lyon, Andrew Foster-Williams, Sally Dexter, Joseph Millson, Desmond Barrit. The Glyndebourne Chorus.
A spectacular production of Purcell’s huge semi-opera, joyous, imaginative and witty. The drama, which is partly spoken and partly sung, is based on an adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Winner of the Gramophone Award for DVD productions.
Running time 230 minutes
Subtitles English, Deutsch, Français, Español.
Format NTSC, all regions
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Director Jonathan Kent on The Fairy Queen, Glyndebourne 2009