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The Fairy Queen

Opera: Work details

Composer: Henry Purcell
Librettist: Anonymous
Work definition: Semi-opera in five acts
Based on: Based on the play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by William Shakespeare
Language: English
World premiere: 2 May 1692, Queen's Theatre, Dorset Garden, London
ROH premiere: 12 December 1946, Covent Garden Opera Company
ROH company premiere: 12 December 1946, Covent Garden Opera Company, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Productions
The Fairy Queen (1946) Covent Garden Opera Company, Sadler's Wells Ballet (13 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
12 December 1996 Evening 7.00pm Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London