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The Fairy Queen
Purcell’s masque, first performed in 1692, is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. The original score was lost after Purcell’s death and not rediscovered in the early twentieth century. It debuted at Glyndebourne in 2009 to critical acclaim.
Watch The Fairy Queen
From Friday 17 December 2021 to Friday 7 January 2022 you can watch The Fairy Queen for free on our YouTube channel.