Glyndebourne Festival - The Fairy Queen Reviews
21 April 2021
General scene
Alice Haig (Hermia), Hedydd Dylan (Helena), Matt Barber (Lysander)
Robert Burt (Flute), Jack Chissick (Snout), Christopher Benjamin (Bottom)
Carolyn Sampson (Sleep)
Finbar Lynch (Oberon), Jotham Annan (Puck)

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The Fairy Queen

Glyndebourne Festival


No. of reviews: 9

Gorgeously sung and indecently funny, this makes as good a case for The Fairy Queen
12 Aug 12 / Opera Britannia
One of those Glyndebourne evenings that spun its unforgettable, feel-good magic
3 Aug 12 / Classical Source
The Fairy Queen had genuine party spirit
27 Jul 12 / Telegraph
This production is two and a half hours of sheer exuberance
26 Jul 12 / What's on Stage
Zanily surreal, endlessly inventive
25 Jul 12 / The Guardian
It’s an enchanting spectacle, not to be missed
24 Jul 12 / The Stage
In this wonderful show no sadness lasts for long
24 Jul 12 / Independent
A triumphant reprise of Purcell’s opera
24 Jul 12 / Financial Times (via Google)
A magical riot of theatre and music makes for a deliciously English summer treat
22 Jul 12 / The Arts Desk
Production details
Cast
Sampson, de Negri, Debono, Gijsbertsen, Burt, Soar
(c) Cummings (d) Kent
Performance dates
20, 25, 28 July, 1, 5, 9, 12, 15, 18, 24, 26 August 2012
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