Rent Purcell's The Fairy Queen (2009)
Jonathan Kent’s ‘delectable’ production of Purcell's The Fairy Queen takes us from rowdiest, raunchiest comedy to bewitching beauty and pathos.
The cast includes Sally Dexter (Titania), Helen Bradbury (Helena), Oliver le Sueur (Demetrius) and Susannah Wise (Hermia), with conductor William Christie and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, Festival 2009.
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Photo: Alastair Muir
The Fairy Queen - full opera
One charming night…
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