Movies: Met Summer Encore: The Enchanted Island
Met Summer Encore: The Enchanted Island
A contemporary take on the 18th-century genre of the pastiche, this delightful Baroque fantasy brings together some of the greatest arias and ensembles by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and other composers, with a new English libretto by Jeremy Sams, inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. The all-star cast is headed by David Daniels as Prospero, Joyce DiDonato as Sycorax, Danielle de Niese as Ariel, Luca Pisaroni as Caliban, and the legendary Plácido Domingo as Neptune. William Christie conducts this dazzling world-premiere production. Rated No Rating .
Cast: David Daniels, Danielle de Niese, Susan Graham, Plácido Domingo
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Directed by: Jeremy Sams
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Running time: 3hr 15min
Opens: Jul 16, 2014 Limited
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