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Title The tempest / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; composer, Thomas Adès ; libretto by Meredith Oakes ; production by Robert Lepage ; directed by Gary Halvorson ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik
Published Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, [2013]
[Place of distribution not identified] : Distributed by Universal Music Distribution


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  792.542 Ade/Tem  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (126 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Series Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Summary Story of the sorcerer, Prospero, and his daughter who have been stranded on an island for twelve years
Notes Opera, in 3 acts, after the play by William Shakespeare
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
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
Credits Set designer, Jasmine Catudal ; costume designer, Kym Barrett ; lighting designer, Michel Beaulieu ; video image artist, David Leclerc ; choreographer, Crystal Pite
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
Event Live HD transmission 2012 November 10 Metropolitan Opera
Notes DVD; NTSC; filmed in high definition; region 0 (worldwide); sound available in PCM stereo or DTS 5.1
Sung in English, with optional subtitles available in English, German, French, Spanish or Korean
Subject Operas.
Shipwreck survival -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Prospero (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Magic -- Drama.
Genre/Form Operas.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Filmed operas.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings.
Author Halvorson, Gary, film director
Briccetti, Louisa, film producer
Warivonchik, Victoria, film producer
Lepage, Robert, 1957- producer
Adès, Thomas, composer, conductor
Oakes, Meredith, librettist
Palumbo, Donald, (Vocalist), chorus master
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
Catudal, Jasmine, 1978- set designer
Barrett, Kym, costume designer
Beaulieu, Michel (Lighting designer), contributor
Leclerc, David, contributor
Pite, Crystal, choreographer
Voigt, Deborah, host
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), publisher
Universal Music Distribution, film distributor