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The Handel and Haydn Society


Seiji Ozawa Hall - Lenox, MA - View Map

On Wednesday, August 9, the Handel and Haydn Society performs Purcell's The Fairy-Queen. Often referred to as a semi-opera, The Fairy-Queen is based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Led by conductor Harry Christophers and narrated by Antonia Christophers, the performance also features countertenor Robin Blaze as Mopsa and bass-baritone Matthew Brook as the Drunken Poet, Corydon, and Hymen; along with a cast of vocal soloists. 

Featured Performers

Harry    Christophers, conductor Harry Christophers, conductor Antonia   Christophers, narrator Antonia Christophers, narrator
Robin   Blaze, countertenor (Mopsa) Robin Blaze, countertenor (Mopsa) Matthew   Brook, bass-baritone (Drunken Poet/Corydon/Hymen) Matthew Brook, bass-baritone (Drunken Poet/Corydon/Hymen)
Sarah    Brailey, soprano Sarah Brailey, soprano Sonja   DuToit Tengblad , soprano Sonja DuToit Tengblad , soprano
Teresa   Wakim, soprano Teresa Wakim, soprano Sarah   Yanovitch, soprano Sarah Yanovitch, soprano
Program Notes Audio
PURCELL - The Fairy-Queen (136 min, plus one intermission)