Maestro JAMES CONLON, who helms the Met's Midsummer Night's Dream, explores the fantastical realm of Benjamin Britten's brilliant musical riff on Shakespeare.
The Met's 2002 revival of Tim Albery’s production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, designed by Antony McDonald, with Nathan Gunn (Demetrius), Susan Chilcott (Helena), Peter Rose (Bottom), Alexandra Deshorties (Tytania), Justin Brill (Puck) and Maria Zifchak (Hermia)
© Beth Bergman 2013
When I was growing up, Benjamin Britten was a contemporary composer. I first heard The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra around 1964. On January 20, 1967, from the standing-room area of the brand-...
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