In 2017 we opened with the same work that opened Snape Maltings Concert Hall in 1967 - Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, in a magical new production with a cast of internationally renowned singers and a world-class creative partnership of director Netia Jones and conductor Ryan Wigglesworth.
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The soundtrack for this video is Iestyn Davies, Sophie Bevan, the Choristers of Chelmsford Cathedral and Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth performing "Now, until the break of day" from A Midsummer Night's Dream, followed by an excerpt of Bill Fontana's sound installation "Acoustic Vision of the River Alde Marshes".
Other performers that appear in this video:
Honey and the Bear
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and the CBSO
Aldeburgh Music Club
Saint Ephraim Male Voice Choir
Musicians on the Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme
Aldeburgh Festival 2018 is Friday 8 – Sunday 24 June