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Saturday, March 8, 2014 Permalink

Met Opera: The Enchanted Island

 
  

The Enchanted Island
Music by Handel, Vivaldi and others.
Devised and Written by Jeremy Sams.

 

Conductor: Patrick Summers

 

The 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. 

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.

CAST:

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

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs. 15 min.

Playlist

1:00pm
1:22pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 30 in D major K 202 BUY London Mozart Players; Jane Glover, conductor
ASV 762
1:43pm
Giuseppe Tartini: Flute Concerto in D major G 291 BUY Accademia Strumentale Italiana; Giorgio Bernasconi, conductor Marzio Conti, flute
Rodolphe Productions 7
1:58pm
William Walton: Henry V Suite BUY Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Andrew Litton, conductor
London/Decca 448134
2:00pm
2:16pm
Johann Joachim Quantz: Horn Concerto No. 9 in Eb major BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Iona Brown, conductor Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 417406
2:26pm
Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 7 in F major Opus 77 BUY Moscow Symphony Orchestra; Alexander Anissimov, conductor
Naxos 553769
5:00pm
5:00pm
Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto Grosso No. 6 in E major BUY Europa Galante; Fabio Biondi, conductor
Virgin Classics 45495
5:07pm
Carl Maria Von Weber: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major Opus 11 BUY Janacek Philharmonic; Dennis Burkh, conductor Elizabeth Rich, piano
Centaur Records 2283
5:30pm
Johann Neruda: Trio Sonata No. 6 in D major BUY Parnassi Musici
Cpo 777383
5:40pm
William Walton: The Wise Virgins Suite (from the ballet) BUY Quebec Symphony Orchestra; Yoav Talmi, conductor
ATMA Classique 2570
6:00pm
6:00pm
Jacques Offenbach: Kakadu Overture (Vert-Vert) BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Carlton Classics 602
6:08pm
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 "Prague" in D major K 504 BUY Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; James Levine, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 423086
6:45pm
Christopher Theofanidis: The Here and Now: The one who pours is wilder than we BUY Atlanta Symphony and Chorus; Robert Spano, conductor
Telarc 80638
6:49pm
Alexander Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 2 (Valse de Concert) Opus 51 BUY Bamberg Symphony; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Orfeo 157101
6:59pm
Camille Saint-Saens: Romance in Db major Opus 37 BUY English Chamber Orchestra; Steuart Bedford, conductor William Bennett, flute
ASV 652
7:00pm
7:06pm
Willem De Fesch: Concerto No. 3 in G major Opus 5 BUY Musica Ad Rhenum
NM Classics 92054
7:13pm
Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 6 in C major HOB 16/10 BUY Fazil Say, piano
Naive 5070
7:23pm
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 9 in E minor BUY London Philharmonic Orchestra; Bernard Haitink, conductor
EMI Classics 57086

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