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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.
Imprint Berlin : Deutsche Grammophon, [2013]

Series Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Subject Operas.
Shipwreck survival -- Drama.
Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
Prospero (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Magic -- Drama.
Alt Name Halvorson, Gary,
Briccetti, Louisa,
Warivonchik, Victoria,
Lepage, Robert, 1957-
Adès, Thomas,
Oakes, Meredith,
Keenlyside, Simon,
Luna, Audrey,
Oke, Alan, 1954-
Shrader, Alek,
Leonard, Isabel,
Del Carlo, John,
Burden, William, 1964-
Spence, Toby,
Feigum, Christopher,
Burdette, Kevin,
Davies, Iestyn,
Voigt, Deborah,
Catudal, Jasmine, 1978-
Barrett, Kym,
Beaulieu, Michel (Lighting designer),
Leclerc, David,
Pite, Crystal,
Adès, Thomas. Tempest.
Libretto based on (work): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra,
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus,
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet,
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.),
Opéra de Québec,
Wiener Staatsoper,
Ex Machina (Theater company),
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm),
Description 1 videodisc (126 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
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.
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.
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.
Note Live HD transmission 2012 November 10 Metropolitan Opera.
Summary Story of the sorcerer, Prospero, and his daughter who have been stranded on an island for twelve years.
ISBN/ISSN 044007349328
Publisher # B0019028-09 Deutsche Grammophon
OCLC # 858871847

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