The Fairy Queen (Purcell), 2009

The Fairy Queen (Purcell), 2009

Jonathan Kent’s ‘delectable’ production of Purcell's The Fairy Queen takes us from rowdiest, raunchiest comedy to bewitching beauty and pathos.

Photo: Alastair Muir

The Fairy Queen (Purcell), 2009
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    One charming night…

    Taking us from rowdiest, raunchiest comedy to bewitching beauty and pathos, Purcell’s The Fairy Queen is a theatrical fantasy unlike any other. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream finds itself at the centre of a sequence of musical apparitions and conjurings – fairies rom...