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Thomas Adès: The Tempest - Cyndia Sieden (vocals); David Cordier (vocals); Donald Kaasch (vocals); Graeme Danby (vocals); Ian Bostridge (vocals);...
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Thomas Adès' 2004 version of The Tempest has been acclaimed as one of the outstanding operas of the new century, so it's a pleasure to have it available in such a fine recording, taken from the 2007 Covent Garden revival, featuring many of the principals from the premiere. Librettist Meredith Oakes has not only effectively distilled the play so that the opera lasts less than two hours without seeming overly condensed, but she has rewritten and simplified the text. Something is lost when Shakespeare's poetry is altered, but ...

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Thomas Adès: The Tempest 2009, Warner Classics

UPC: 5099969523427

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