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Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream: William Shakespeare's plays and poetry have inspired everything from artwork to movie adaptations. Find out which composers took inspiration from the great playwright, creating some brilliant classical music in its own right.
Stephen Storace may not be a household name, but Lorenzo da Ponte, librettist for some of Mozart's finest operas, certainly has a strong opera pedigree. He wrote the text for Storace's 'Gli Equivoci', following the plot of Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors' pretty closely.
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