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24 October 2012 After The Tempest opening night

by Petra on 24 October 2012

Gerald Finley twittered: #Tempest tonight. Admiration all round for Mr Keenlyside & his colleagues

Add-On: More photos and more reviews: “charismatic baritone Simon Keenlyside..” … “Mr. Keenlyside is such a grave, volatile and vocally chilling Prospero..”  … “The opera truly belongs to charismatic Simon Keenlyside…”

click on photo to read more …

Operaobsession.blogspot with curtain call photos !!!

Addon: PBS is broadcasting the Met production of “Hamlet” of  27 March 2010 at various times this weekend in USA. Thanks Marilyn.

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Jane October 24, 2012 at 8:38 am

This is a nice photo. Does anyone know when and where it was taken?

Petra October 24, 2012 at 8:43 am

I assume it was taken right after the performance last night near the dressing rooms.

Sue October 24, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Gosh, its been a long wait for the first review – even longer until 10 Nov!

Two excerpts including Simon now added to the MET’s video gallery – 3rd & 4th videos http://tempest.metoperafamily.org/about.php

Not sure which I’m most relieved about – the excellent review or Prospero’s headgear, ‘toned down’ since Quebec.

Jane October 25, 2012 at 3:41 pm

Yes Petra, I see that’s obvious now as it says SK+GF after Tempest Met under the photo…dear me, how did I miss that? Er..don’t answer that question!
Thanks too Sue for the link to the video. I see that Simon has a curious array of feathers stuck in the back of his hair!! They do look a little odd. However, I like the costume otherwise – especially the great coat – it is wonderful.
What marvellous comments about Simon’s performance. I am delighted for him and can’t wait to see him in this production in the cinema next month.

Petra October 25, 2012 at 3:57 pm

Well, Jane, I assumed that it was after the performance just by the date and time of Gerry’s tweet … I “gave” the photo a bit more light.

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