Slideshow: Ades's The Tempest from the Met

December 28, 2012
A scene from Act 1 of Thomas Ades's "The Tempest" with acrobat Jaime Verazin as Ariel. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Act 1 of Thomas Ades's "The Tempest" with acrobat Jaime Verazin as Ariel. (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Simon Keenlyside as Prospero and Isabel Leonard as Miranda in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Audrey Luna as Ariel and Simon Keenlyside as Prospero in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Audrey Luna as Ariel in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Act 2 of Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Iestyn Davies as Trinculo, Kevin Burdette as Stefano, and Alan Oke as Caliban in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Act 2 of Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Kevin Burdette as Stefano and Iestyn Davies as Trinculo in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Iestyn Davies as Trinculo, Kevin Burdette as Stefano, and Alan Oke as Caliban in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) A scene from Act 3 of Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Simon Keenlyside as Prospero in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Audrey Luna as Ariel in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Audrey Luna as Ariel in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera) Alan Oke as Caliban, Iestyn Davies as Trinculo, and Kevin Burdette as Stefano in Thomas Ades's "The Tempest." (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tune in on Saturday, December 29 at noon CT to hear a performance of Adés' The Tempest from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Adés' setting of Shakespeare's play follows the story of Prospero and Miranda, stranded on an island, as Prospero punishes the treachery which placed him there.

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