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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Premiere of the opera by Thomas Ades to a libretto by Meredith Oakes, transmitted live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London and conducted by Thomas Ades. The broadcast is introduced by Stephanie Hughes.
Series
Opera on 3
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
18 Feb 2004 at 19:25 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
160 (inc. interval)

Credits

Writer
Meredith Oakes
Music
Thomas Ades
Cast
Simon KeenleysideProspero
Christine RiceMiranda
Cyndia SiedenAriel
Ian BostridgeCaliban
Toby SpenceFerdinand
Christopher MaltmanSebastian
Gwynne HowellGonzalo
John SadzakAntonio
Lawrence ZazzoTrinculo
Philip LangridgeAlonso
Stephen RichardsonStephano

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Act 1 19:25-20:55. Act 2 21:25-22:15. INTERVAL: OPERA BOX, broadcast between the acts, is a discussion on Ades and his opera between Stephanie Hughes, composer Richard Baker
and expert on Shakespeare and music, Christopher Wilson.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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