Tempest, The

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Shakespeare's tale of love and revenge on a magical island is transformed into an opera by Thomas Adès. Read More >

Shakespeare’s tale of love and revenge on a magical island is transformed into an opera by Thomas Adès.

The opera had its Royal Opera House premiere in 2004, garnering critical and audience approval. Many of the production’s original cast – including Simon Keenlyside, Ian Bostridge, Philip Langridge and Cyndia Sieden – return.

Performed in English with surtitles.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 12/03/2007

Closing Night: 26/03/2007

Running time: 2h45

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Simon Keenlyside, Kate Royal, Toby Spence, Ian Bostridge, Cyndia Sieden, Philip Langridge, Donald Kaasch, Jonathan Summers, David Cordier, Stephen Richardson, Graeme Danby

Creative

Director - Tom Cairns

Producer - Royal Opera in a co-production with Det Kongelige Teater, Copenhagen , and Opera National du Rhin, Strasbourg

Choreographer - Aletta Collins

Conductor - Thomas Adès

Lighting Designer - Wolfgang Göbbel

Set Designer - Tom Cairns and Moritz Junge

Lyrics By - Libretto by Meredith Oakes after Shakespeare

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