Titania awakes clinging rapturously to Bottom, still wearing the donkey's head, in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Mendelssohn wrote music for a production of the play in 1843. Henry Fuseli/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Henry Fuseli/Getty Images

British soprano Kate Royal grew up in a pop-music household, but found her way to classical music and opera. courtesy of the artist hide caption

itoggle caption courtesy of the artist