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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.


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.

Saturday, March 08, 2014

Play List

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

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