The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne)

Overview

Working with the assets of the Glyndebourne auditorium - a venue highly reputed for the intimacy of its setting - opera impresario Jonathan Kent mounted this 2009 production of Henry Purcell's epic-length, English-language semi-opera The Fairy Queen. The work itself constitutes a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; this particular production stars Lucy Crowe, Carolyn Sampson, Ed Lyon and Andrew Foster-Williams. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The Glyndebourne Chorus ...
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Overview

Working with the assets of the Glyndebourne auditorium - a venue highly reputed for the intimacy of its setting - opera impresario Jonathan Kent mounted this 2009 production of Henry Purcell's epic-length, English-language semi-opera The Fairy Queen. The work itself constitutes a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; this particular production stars Lucy Crowe, Carolyn Sampson, Ed Lyon and Andrew Foster-Williams. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and The Glyndebourne Chorus provide musical accompaniment, with William Christie conducting, Paul Brown designed the sets, and Kent directs for the stage.
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Special Features

Interview with William Christie; Interview with Jonathan Kent
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/29/2010
  • UPC: 809478070658
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 3:50:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 73,163

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lucy Crowe
Carolyn Sampson
Ed Lyon
Andrew Foster-Williams
Sally Dexter
Joseph Millson
Desmond Barrit
William Christie Conductor
Technical Credits
Jonathan Kent Director
François Roussillon Director, Producer
Kim Brandstrup Choreography
Jean Chatuaret Sound/Sound Designer
Toni Hajal Executive Producer
Roland Ott Executive Producer
James Whitbourn Producer
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