A Midsummer Night’s Dream, an opera by Benjamin Britten
One of Shakespeare’s greatest plays set by one of England’s greatest composers, this version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is unsettling, haunting, hilarious and stunningly beautiful.
In English, with projected English libretto. Fully-staged and costumed and accompanied by piano.
These performances feature talented young singers from across Canada and the world in town for the 14th annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival, a competitive opera training program. This is an opportunity to hear first class young singers in an intimate venue.
conductor: Nicholas Gilmore
stage director: David Mosey
collaborative pianist: Gregory Myra
stage manager: Kaitlyn Smith
assistant stage director: Edie Reanie
set designer: Katrin Whitehead
lighting designer: Sean Burke
costume designer: Elizabeth Perry
associate costume designer: Angie Kinsman
vocal and diction coach: Lucy Hayes Davis
Saturday, August 4, 2:00 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Friday, August 10, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm