Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 8 p.m.
Friday, November 8, 2019, 8 p.m.
Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2 p.m.

Tickets: $10 public, $8 students (purchase tickets)
Location: Hall Auditorium (directions)

A Midsummer Night‘s Dream.
Photo credit: Arthur Rackham Alamy Stock Photo

Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto adapted by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears
Directed by Jonathon Field
Conducted by Christopher Larkin

Ah, the madness of love. Britten’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has become one of the most frequently performed operas from the second half of the 20th century. From the ethereal beauty of the fairies to the rough-and-tumble Mechanicals, the musical setting is filled with homage and satire, from baroque through Schoenberg.

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