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George Longworth (Puck) and Timothy Morgan (Oberon) © Chris Christodoulou
London

Benjamin Britten's recurring Dream, this time at the Royal College of Music

By , 05 March 2018
***11
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Joshua Bloom (Bottom) and Soraya Mafi (Tytania) © Robert Workman
London

Hot ice and strange snow: an unseasonal return for Carsen’s bed-hopping Dream

By , 01 March 2018
****1
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A silhouetted fairy © Hugo Glendinning
Snape

A silvery Dream lost among the shadows: Britten at the Aldeburgh Festival

By , 11 June 2017
****1
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Matthew Rose (Bottom) and Kathleen Kim (Tytania) © Robert Workman
Glyndebourne

Enchanted Wood: dream of a Dream at Glyndebourne

By , 11 August 2016
*****
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Christopher Lowrey (Oberon) and Nadine Sierra (Tytania) © Tato Baeza | Palau de Les Arts
Valencia

A tingling Midsummer Night in Valencia

By , 18 June 2016
****1
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Allison Bell © Felipe Pagani
London

Inspired by Shakespeare: a London gala to celebrate The Bard

By , 23 April 2016
***11
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Patrick Terry (Oberon) and Mizuho Takeshita (Tytania) © Daniel Johanson
Chicago

Chicago Summer Opera brings Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Mayne Stage

By , 20 July 2015
***11
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Sandrine Piau (Tytania) with the Trinity Boys Choir © Patrick Berger
Aix-en-Provence

Robert Carsen's legendary production returns to its birthplace with a Dream cast

By , 04 July 2015
*****
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London

Midsummer Night Fever: a 1970s Dream at Trinity Laban

By , 01 July 2015
**111
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Kieron-Connor Valentine (Oberon) and Charlotte Christensen (Puck) © Paul Cliff
Manchester

An understated production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the RNCM

By , 21 March 2015
***11
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Kathleen Kim and Matthew Rose  ©  Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera, 2013
New York City

The Met celebrates Britten with A Midsummer Night's Dream

By , 11 October 2013
****1
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Daniel Abelson as Puck with James Laing as Oberon (behind),  ©  Tristram Kenton
Leeds

Opera North's glittering Midsummer Night's Dream at Leeds Grand Theatre

By , 28 September 2013
****1
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Tansel Akzeyben, Annelie Sophie Müller, Adela Zaharia  ©  Iko Freese / drama-berlin.de
Berlin

Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream opens the season at the Komische Oper

By , 15 September 2013
***11
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Scottish Opera  © Kenneth Dundas
Glasgow

A Midsummer Night's Dream in neon

By , 26 January 2013
***11
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Alexander Knox (Puck) in GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream,  ©  Clive Barda
London

Beguiling Britten: GSMD's A Midsummer Night's Dream

By , 28 February 2012
****1
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Alastair Muir
London

A Midsummer Night's Dream at English National Opera

By , 19 May 2011
*****
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London

A new slant on "A Midsummer night's Dream"

By , 19 May 2011
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©  Erik Jacobs for Boston Lyric Opera, 2011
Boston

Britten and the Bard at Boston Lyric Opera

By , 29 April 2011
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Maresi Riegner (Puck) und die St. Florianer Sängerknaben © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Auch einem Turnsaal wohnt ein Zauber inne: Brittens A Midsummer Night's Dream am Theater an der Wien

By , 15 April 2018
****1
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Klanghelden Jugendchor, Jakob Dietz (Indian boy), Alexandra Scherrmann (Titania) © Stephan Walzl
Oldenburg

Märchenhafte Desillusion. Brittens Sommernachtstraum im Oldenburgischen Staatstheater

By , 24 May 2016
****1
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Bernarda Bobro (Tytania) et la Maîtrise du Conservatoire populaire de musique de Genève © GTG / Carole Parodi
Geneva

Shakespeare servi à la sauce diable : Britten s’en pourlèche les babines…

By , 20 November 2015
*****
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