Händel, Rameau, Vivaldi: The Enchanted Island

Opera Broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera, New York, 180 min, 2013
in English with Hungarian subtitles

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Director: Phelim McDermott

Conductor: William Christie

Libretto: Jeremy Sams

Set designer: Julian Crouch
Costume designer: Kevin Pollard
Lighting: Brian MacDevitt
Coreographer: Graciela Daniela

The host of the evening: Deborah Voigt

Ariel: Danielle de Niese
Miranda: Lisette Oropesa
Sycorax: Joyce DiDonato
Prospero: David Daniels
Ferdinand: Anthony Roth Costanzoas
Caliban: Luca Pisaroni
Neptunus: Plácido Domingo

A contemporary take on the 18th-century genre of the pastiche, this delightful Baroque fantasy brings together some of the greatest arias and ensembles by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and other composers, with a new English libretto by Jeremy Sams, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The all-star cast is headed by David Daniels as Prospero, Joyce DiDonato as Sycorax, Danielle de Niese as Ariel, Luca Pisaroni as Caliban, and the legendary Plácido Domingo as Neptune. William Christie conducts this dazzling world-premiere production.

Click here for the synopsis in English. 

Ticket information

Ticket price: 4100 HUF

Tickets are available at the Cassa of the Urania National Filmtheater (open every day 11:00-20:30, Credit Cards are accepted) and in the Ticket Sale System of Jegymester (available in English too)


Premier: 2014.07.16.

Pénztárnyitás: az első előadás előtt 30 perccel.
Pénztárzárás: az utolsó előadás kezdetét követően 15 perccel.
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