Thomas Ades: The Tempest, opera / Simon Keenlyside, Audrey Luna, Alan Oke, Isabel Leonard, Alek Shrader. MET Opera, Ades [DVD]
1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2013-09-17Works: Thomas Adès: The Fayrfax Carol
Performers: Burden, William; Burdette, Kevin; Davies, Iestyn; Feigum, Christopher; Keenlyside, Simon; Leonard, Isabel; Luna, Audrey; Oke, Alan; Shrader, Alek; Spence, Toby
Conductors: Ades, Thomas
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Ballet; Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Based on Shakespeare's great play, the new opera by English composer Thomas Adès has been acclaimed as a modern masterpiece. Released on DVD for the...continue...
Run Time: 97 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Korean...continue...
2 DVD Video / Sony Classical / 2011-01-25Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic
Performers: Arwady, Meredith; Clark, Graham; Cooke, Sasha; Fink, Richard Paul; Finley, Gerald; Glenn, Thomas; Owens, Eric
Conductors: Gilbert, Alan
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
"Gilbert brings sparkle to Adams's tart woodwind counterpoint and great refinement to the strings, imbuing the scenes with Kitty Oppenheimer (Sasha Cooke) with unhurried lyricism....continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
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Performers: Daniel Smith [Vocals]; Denise Woods; Fleming, Renée; Groves, Paul; Hadley, Jerry; Holvik, Karen; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mattsey, Jeff; Maureen O'Flynn; Merrill, Robert [Baritone...
Conductors: Conlon, James
Ensemble: Collegiate Chorale; Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
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Performers: Fleming, Renée
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; New York Voices
"Fleming's voice is sumptuous, her lower register especially sounds so warmly resonant that I found myself thinking of Leontyne Price in her glory days...[and she]...continue...