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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 8, 2014

Play List

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