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The Metropolitan Opera: The Tempest

Synopsis
Discussion on Thomas Ades’ opera. Peter Gelb moderates the panellists, composer Thomas Ades and director/designer Robert Lepage. Ades reflects on how he created the opera while Lepage discusses the new production which followed his many stagings of Shakespeare’s plays. Several excerpts from the opera are shown. Introduced by producer Mary Sharp Cronson.
Series
Works & Processes at the Guggenheim
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
8 Oct 2012
Duration
82 mins

Credits

Producer
Mary Sharp Cronson
Music
Thomas Ades
Contributor
Peter Gelb; Robert Lepage; Thomas Ades

Additional Details

Theatre
Peter B. Lewis Theatre, Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York
Theatre company
New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The; Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Tempest, The

Archive

Name

Dance Collection, Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Email
dance@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/research/lpa/dan/dan.html External site opens in new window
Phone
212 870 1657
Fax
212 870 1869
Address
New York Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 10023 7498

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