Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nov. 10 Met simulcast: The Tempest

Thomas Adès’s ‘The Tempest’ takes the Met by storm

The British composer’s bold musical score and Robert Lepage’s magical visuals add an expressionist dimension to the Shakespeare play

By David Abrams

In a 1963 episode of the expressionist television series The Twilight Zone, a desperate screenwriter uses black magic to summon Shakespeare…