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Fairy Queen DVDs (2009)
Sinfonia Concertata for cello & strings in C minor classical music CD Working with the assets of the Glyndebourne auditorium - a venue highly reputed for the intimacy of its setting - opera impresario Jonathan Kent mounted this 2009 production of Henry Purcell's epic-length, English-language semi-opera The Fairy Queen. The work itself constitutes a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; this particular production stars Lucy Crowe, Carolyn Sampson, Ed Lyon and Andrew Foster-Williams. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and ...