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Melbourne Conservatorium of Music: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

December 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10 – $15


Composed by Benjamin Britten
Libretto adapted by the composer and Peter Pears from William Shakespeare’s play
Directed by Jane Davidson
Conducted by Richard Davis

Benjamin Britten’s stunning adaptation of Shakespeare’s tale of love and trickery set in a magical forest inhabited by fairies.

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
(Helena, Act 1 Scene 1)

The production is a collaboration between Master of Music (Opera Performance), Bachelor of Music (Voice), Master of Design for Performance, and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music orchestra students.

Image: William Blake, Oberon, Titania and Puck with Fairies Dancing, c. 1786, watercolour and graphite on paper.

7 – 10  December; Space 28, Performing Arts Building 7pm – 10pm

Tickets $10 – $15


Space 28
Performing Arts Dodds Street
Melbourne, Australia
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