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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 16 July 2006

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears

Conductor: Ilan Volkov

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Oberon: Bejun Mehta

Tytania: Iride Martinez

Puck: Jack Morlen

Peaseblossom: Alexander Hesketh

Cobweb: James Morgan-Snowley

Mustardseed: Michael Greenfield

Moth: Adam Bull

Theseus: Iain Paterson

Hippolyta: Louise Poole

Lysander: Timothy Robinson

Demetrius: Jared Holt

Hermia: Tove Dahlberg

Helena: Kate Royal

Bottom: Matthew Rose

Quince: Henry Waddington

Flute: Michael Smallwood

Snug: Geoffrey Moses

Snout: Alasdair Elliott

Starveling: Simon Kirkbride

Production Team

Set Designer: John Bury

Choreographer: Lynne Hockney

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Revival Producer: James Robert Carson