Le Songe d’une Nuit d’Été @ Wexford Festival Opera

Le Songe d’une Nuit d’Été @ Wexford Festival Opera

Saturday, 30 October 2021, 8.00pm

Le Songe d’une Nuit d’Été
Ambroise Thomas
The title may recall A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but the libretto of this opéra-comique plays in a much subtler way. Shakespeare here is one of the characters, together with Falstaff and Queen Elizabeth I.

The Opera
Le Songe d'une nuit d'été
Opera-comique in three acts
Libretto by Joseph-Bernard Rosier and Adolphe de Leuven
Music by Ambroise Thomas

First performance 20 April 1850, Opéra-Comique, Paris.

Sung in French with English surtitles

SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION
The orchestra will be reduced to accommodate the COVID-19 safety requirements.
arranged by Andreas Luca Beraldo (*1988)
published by Cecilia Music Concept, Cologne

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