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Met Opera: TEMPEST
Thomas Ades’ TEMPEST
Encore: Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 12:55 p.m.
Approx. Runtime: 3:30
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.
Production a gift of Mrs. Bert S. Turner and Robert L. Turner
A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera and L’Opéra de Québec
In collaboration with Ex Machina