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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 30 July 2023

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears

Conductor: Dalia Stasevska

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Cobweb: Ben Fletcher

Peaseblossom: Arlo Murray

Mustardseed: Benjy Gilbert

Moth: Freddie Balcombe

Puck: Oliver Barlow

Oberon: Tim Mead

Tytania: Soraya Mafi

Lysander: Caspar Singh

Hermia: Rachel Wilson

Demetrius: Samuel Dale Johnson

Quince: Henry Waddington

Snug: Patrick Guetti

Starveling: Alex Otterburn

Flute: James Way

Snout: Alasdair Elliott

Bottom: Brandon Cedel

Theseus: Dingle Yandell

Hippolyta: Rosie Aldridge

Production Team

Director: Peter Hall

Revival Director and Original Choreographer: Lynne Hockney

Designer: John Bury

Revival Choreography: Lauren Poulton

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Assistant Conductor: Benedict Kearns

Assistant Director: Laura Attridge

Assistant Director: Ian Rutherford