2012/12/06

The Enchanted Island (2012 - MET)



The Enchanted Island is a pasticcio (pastiche) of music by various baroque composers, including George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, and Jean-Philippe Rameau, devised and written by Jeremy Sams after The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. It was premiered by the Metropolitan Opera on December 31, 2011.



Prospero: David Daniels
Ariel: Danielle de Niese
Sycorax: Joyce DiDonato
Neptune: Placido Domingo
Caliban: Luca Pisaroni
Miranda: Lisette Oropesa
Helena: Layla Claire
Hermia: Elizabeth DeShong
Demetrius: Paul Appleby
Lisander: Elliot Madore
Ferdinand: Anthony Roth Costanzo

Quartet: Ashley Emerson, Monica Yunus, Philippe Castagner, Tyler Simpson

CONTINUO: Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord, David Heiss, cello

CONDUCTOR: William Christie
PRODUCTION: Phelim McDermott
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR & SET DESIGNER: Julian Crouch
COSTUME DESIGNER: Kevin Pollard

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