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Met Tempest 2012

In Defense Of Storms: The 'Tempest' Is Magical

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 12.29.2012 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

As Hurricane Sandy serves to remind us, storms at sea can throw up all sorts of surprises, and the Metropolitan Opera's thrilling production of Thomas Ades' The Tempest opens with a shipwreck scene amid a turbulent sea that sets a magical tone for what is to follow.