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by William Shakespeare
Naves del Español. Sala Max Aub (Nave 10)
Unquestionably the most operatic of all Shakespeare's plays, The Tempest emphasises the beauty of the narrative through image and music. As an opera and theatre director, it is this dimension that awakened a desire in me: it offered me the possibility of sharing these two approaches.
Inspired by the breath of imagination and poetry, the play is a profound reflection on the nature of man. It portrays a critique of our excesses, of our lies, a struggle against obscurantism in order to overcome our demons. It appeals to the values of tolerance and compassion that we so badly need today...
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