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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Opera. A production by Robert Lepage conducted by Thomas Adès of his version of the Shakespeare play to a libretto by Meredith Oakes, taped live from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. With Simon Keenlyside as Prospero, Audrey Luna as Ariel, and Isobel Leonard as Miranda. The New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus is conduced by Thomas Adès,
Series
Metropoiltan Hd Live
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2013
Duration
126 mins

Credits

Director
Gary Halvorson
Producer
Robert Lepage
Writer
Meredith Oakes
Music
Thomas Ades
Production Design
Jasmine Catudal; Robert Lepage
Costume
Kym Barratt
Choreographer
Crystal Pite
Cast
Simon KeenleysideProspero
Isabel LeonardMiranda
Audrey LunaAriel
Alan OkeCaliban
Alek ShraderFerdinand
Christopher FeigumSebastian
Iestyn DaviesTrinculo
John Del CarloGonzalo
Kevin BurdetteStephano
Toby SpenceAntonio
William BurdenKing of Naples

Additional Details

Theatre
Metropolitan Opera House, New York
Theatre company
Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Extras: The Tempest : a roundtable discussion with Thomas Adès, Meredith Oakes, Robert Lepage, and Peter Gelb -- Backstage at the MET with host Deborah Voigt : interviews with Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader, Simon Keenlyside, Audrey Luna and Alan Oke ; Thomas Adès.

Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, German, French, Spanish or Korean.
General
THE TEMPEST is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, L’Opéra de Québec, and the Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, in collaboration with Ex Machina"-
History
The performance is also available as a radio broadcast and is catalogued separately on this database.

Distributor

Name

Deutsche Grammophon

Address
PO Box 1420
1 Sussex Place
London
W6 9XS

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