"Are you sure
That we are awake?
It seems to me
That yet we sleep, we dream"
- William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream
Benjamin Britten's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Op. 64 (1960); Libretto adapted from Shakespeare's play by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.
In three acts, Britten's opera is based on Shakespeare's popular comedy of the same title which follows the consequences of a spat between the fairy-king Oberon and his queen, Tytania. Follow no less than 19 different enchanted characters as they get tangled in relationship quadrangles, mistaken identities and transformations!
Join New Opera Singapore this August on an intriguing and fantastical journey, and perhaps you'll realise Life is but a Dream!