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03/08/14 – The Enchanted Island – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

The Enchanted Island by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and others
Devised and Written by Jeremy Sams

Sung in English

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min. One intermission.

echantedisland_met14The Met’s delightful Baroque fantasy returns after its critically acclaimed world-premiere run in 2011–12, bringing together the music of Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and other composers, set to a brilliant new English libretto inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This time, the all-star cast is led by Susan Graham as Sycorax, with David Daniels, Danielle de Niese, and the great Plácido Domingo reprising their roles as Prospero, Ariel, and Neptune.



Conductor: Patrick Summers

Ariel: Danielle de Niese
Miranda: Andriana Chuchman
Sycorax: Susan Graham
Prospero: David Daniels
Ferdinand: Anthony Roth Costanzo
Neptune: Plácido Domingo
Caliban: Luca Pisaroni

Devised and Written by: Jeremy Sams
Production: Phelim McDermott
Assoc. Director/Set Designer: Julian Crouch
Costume Designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting Designer: Brian MacDevitt
Choreographer: Graciela Daniele
Animation/Projections: 59 Productions

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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