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Photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
Luca Pisaroni (Caliban)
(photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)
Photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
Anthony Roth Costanzo (Ferdinand)
(photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)
Photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
Danielle de Niese (Ariel)
(photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)
Photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
David Daniels (Prospero), Luca Pisaroni (Caliban)
(photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)
Photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera
Joyce DiDonato (Sycorax)
(photo: Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera)



Reviews of The Enchanted Island, December 2011 by Metropolitan Opera

THE ENCHANTED ISLAND

Metropolitan Opera
December 2011
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Reviews of The Enchanted Island by Metropolitan Opera

Opera

Success turned out to be skimpy

Forum Opéra

Un pastiche sinon rien

Le Monde

Une "Enchanted Island" enchanteresse

Opera Today

The Baroque revival is on track

FAZ

Alter Zauber, neue Insel

Telegraph

A terrible first half was rescued by a wonderful final hour

Independent

The fatal disconnect between music and plot ensured that brain and emotion never engaged

The Huffington Post

A baroque opera mash-up

New York Post

Jukebox is baroque

Wall Street Journal

Promoting the baroque in an ADHD world
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CAST
de Niese, Oropesa, DiDonato, Daniels/Costanzo, Costanzo/Mandelbaum, Domingo, Pisaroni
(c) Christie (d) McDermott
PERFORMANCE DATES
31 December 2011, 4, 7, 12, 14, 17, 21(m), 25, 28, 30 January 2012
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Other recent performances by Metropolitan Opera:
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