The Enchanted Island at the Met - in pictures
The New York Met Opera's latest production features hidden gems of baroque music, a set of Shakespearean characters embarking on new adventures, and an all-star cast in a stunningly visual new production.
The Enchanted Island: the isle is full of mash-ups
A new opera, made from chopped-up bits of baroque music and The Tempest, is about to hit UK cinemas. Its creator Jeremy Sams relives a labour of love.
The Met’s gleeful baroque mash-up
“The Enchanted Island,” which receives its premiere at the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve. Another creative use of leftovers, it is a Franken-opera formed from the severed limbs of other operas.
Joyce DiDonato to spend New Year's Eve working magic
The mezzo-soprano will play the evil sorceress Sycorax in the Baroque opera "The Enchanted Island."
A voice perfect for playing kings, demons and gods
On New Year's Eve, New York's Metropolitan Opera will debut a new work in an unusual genre: It might be described as an opera mash-up. The Enchanted Island will include bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni.