The Tempest Wins Grammy
January 27, 2014
The Met’s Live in HD presentation of Thomas Adès’s The Tempest, released on DVD by Deutsche Grammophon last year, just won the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording of 2013—the third year in a row the Met has won in this category, following John Adams's Doctor Atomic and the Ring cycle. Adès’s contemporary Shakespeare adaptation had its Met premiere in October 2012 in a production by Robert Lepage, conducted by the composer and starring Simon Keenlyside as Prospero. It was seen live in movie theaters worldwide on November 10, 2012.
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