Halifax Summer Opera Festival presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, an opera by Benjamin Britten
Sat, Aug 4 at 2pm
One of Shakespeare’s greatest plays set by one of England’s greatest composers, this version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is unsettling, haunting, hilarious and stunningly beautiful.
In English, with projected English libretto. Fully-staged and costumed and accompanied by piano.
These performances feature talented young singers from across Canada and the world in town for the 14th annual Halifax Summer Opera Festival, a competitive opera training program. This is an opportunity to hear first class young singers in an intimate venue.
Tickets available with a credit card through TIcket Halifax online or at 902-422-6278, ext 500, or at The Coast's office in Halifax with cash, debit and credit. If not sold out you can also buy tickets at the door. HSOF Box Office will operate just outside each venue from 45 minutes before stated curtain time. At the door we accept cash, cheques, VISA and Mastercard.
conductor: Nicholas Gilmore
stage director: David Mosey
collaborative pianist: Gregory Myra
stage manager: Kaitlyn Smith
assistant stage director: Edie Reanie
set designer: Katrin Whitehead
lighting designer: Sean Burke
costume designer: Elizabeth Perry
associate costume designer: Angie Kinsman
vocal and diction coach: Lucy Hayes Davis
Saturday, August 4, 2:00 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 7:30 pm
Friday, August 10, 7:30 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2:00 pm
For details about casts for this performance, please see the HSOF website