Picture: Iko Freese
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Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Picture: Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Benjamin Britten

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Opera in three acts (1958/1960)
Libretto by William Shakespeare by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears
German transmission by August Wilhelm von Schlegel, established by Ernest Roth, revised by Walter Felsenstein
Sep '14
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Oct '14
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Last season's surprise success is back on the programme for this season - Benjamin Britten’s Shakespeare classic with "enchantingly beautiful music and a surrealist streak" [Berliner Zeitung] and staging by Latvian opera director Viestur Kairish!

The tragi-comic drama about jealousy in the kingdom of the fairies, confused lovers, lust - and the frustration of being a great big donkey - leads us into the depths of our own souls. With the "suggestive, fairy-tale atmosphere and magical effects" [Der Tagesspiegel], the music almost makes us forget that it was, in the end, nothing more than a dream…
2 hours 50 minutes
Introduction 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance, Foyer.

Crew

Conductor
Staging
Stage and costume design
Ieva Jurjāne
Dramaturgy
Light design

Cast

Oberon, König der Elfen
Puck, ein Elf
Theseus
Hippolyta
Demetrius
Peter Squenz
Schnock
Schnauz
Máté Gál, Johannes Dunz
Schlucker
Bernhard Hansky, Nikola Ivanov

Giorgio Madia stages this legend as a piece of irresistibly seductive, intimate baroque theatre in modern form. 
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