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The Metropolitan Opera: The Tempest Encore

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Program, Musical
Release Date:November 28, 2012
Running time:190 minutes
Cast:Simon Keenlyside
Director:Robert Lepage, Thomas Adès
Writer:Thomas Adès, Meredith Oakes

Description: Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Metropolitan Opera premiere of his 2004 work, which has been widely praised as a modern masterpiece. Director Robert Lepage recreates the interior of 18th-century La Scala, including the hidden workings underneath the stage, where Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, practices his otherworldly arts. The magnetic baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as Prospero, a role he has sung to great acclaim in London.

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