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Title Thomas Adès, The tempest / The Metropolitan Opera presents ; libretto by Meredith Oakes ; production by Robert Lepage ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik.

Publication Info. Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD MET TEMPEST    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (126 minutes) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo surround DTS 5.1 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
Series Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
System Details DVD; NTSC; filmed in high definition; region 0 (worldwide); sound available in PCM stereo or DTS 5.1.
Note Opera, in 3 acts, after the play by William Shakespeare.
Language Sung in English, with optional subtitles available in English, German, French, Spanish or Korean.
Performer Simon Keenlyside (Prospero) ; Audrey Luna (Ariel) ; Alan Oke (Caliban) ; Alek Shrader (Ferdinand) ; Isabel Leonard (Miranda) ; John Del Carlo (Gonzalo) ; William Burden (King of Naples) ; Toby Spence (Antonio) ; Christopher Feigum (Sebastian) ; Kevin Burdette (Stefano) ; Iestyn Davies (Trinculo) ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet ; Thomas Adès, conductor ; Deborah Voigt, host.
Credits Set designer, Jasmine Catudal ; costume designer, Kym Barrett ; lighting designer, Michel Beaulieu ; video image artist, David Leclerc ; choreographer, Crystal Pite.
Event Live HD transmission 2012 November 10 Metropolitan Opera.
Note Container erroneously gives running time as 86 minutes.
"Performed by arrangement with European American Music Distributors Company, U.S. and Canadian agent for Faber Music Ltd., London."
"The tempest is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, L'Opéra de Québec, and the Wiener Staatsoper, Vienna, in collaboration with Ex Machina"--Page 12 of program notes.
Summary Story of the sorcerer, Prospero, and his daughter who have been stranded on an island for twelve years.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English (11 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
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.
Subject Operas.
Prospero (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Magic -- Drama.
Added Author Halvorson, Gary, film director.
Briccetti, Louisa, film producer.
Warivonchik, Victoria, film producer.
Lepage, Robert, 1957- producer.
Adès, Thomas, composer, conductor.
Oakes, Meredith, librettist.
Keenlyside, Simon, performer.
Luna, Audrey, performer.
Oke, Alan, 1954- performer.
Shrader, Alek, performer.
Leonard, Isabel, performer.
Del Carlo, John, performer.
Burden, William, 1964- performer.
Spence, Toby, performer.
Feigum, Christopher, performer.
Burdette, Kevin, performer.
Davies, Iestyn, performer.
Voigt, Deborah, host.
Catudal, Jasmine, 1978- set designer.
Barrett, Kym, costume designer.
Beaulieu, Michel (Lighting designer), contributor.
Leclerc, David, contributor.
Pite, Crystal, choreographer.
Adès, Thomas. Tempest.
Libretto based on (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra, performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus, performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet, performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), presenter, production company.
Opéra de Québec, production company.
Wiener Staatsoper, production company.
Ex Machina (Theater company), production company.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Tempest
Standard No. 044007349328
Music No. B0019028-09 Deutsche Grammophon
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