Find out how Shakespeare’s mastery of meter and his expressive way with words has inspired music of every style from many cultures and backgrounds.

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Q&A with Australian musician and composer: Devissaro

The Australian-born musician, composer and photographer Devissaro wrote the music for Tim Supple’s multilingual staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which received its premiere in 2006 before going on a major British Council-supported tour of India in 2008. It was selected by the Royal Shakespeare Company for its first ever complete plays of Shakespeare season, and was performed in Stratford-upon-Avon and in London. It went on to receive nearly 300 performances around the world.