A Midsummer Night's Dream - Glyndebourne Festival Opera DVD

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Benjamin Britten's enchanting opera adapted from Shakespeare's most English play is just the thing for a summer evening at Glyndebourne. In Peter Hall's magical and highly-acclaimed production for Glyndebourne Festival Opera filmed in 1981 the wood literally comes alive a perfetc setting for the mystical world of lovers fairies and rustics. The gorgeous and imaginative sets costume and lighting designs are by John Bury. Ileana Cotrubas is a majestic Tytiana James Bowman is a

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Released
31 July 2004
Directors
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Format
DVD 
Publisher
Warner Music Vision 
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Runtime
152 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
0706301691120 
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Shakespearean adaptation, written by Britain's most famous 20th Century composer, Benjamin Britten. This version was directed by theatre impresario Sir Peter Hall, and performed at the famous Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Forest spirits Oberon and Tytania exercise their powers mischievously upon a quartet of lovers and a hapless group of would-be thespians who find themselves in the wrong wood on midsummer night. Includes accompanying booklet.

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