...a masterpiece of airy beauty and eerie power
— The New Yorker (Alex Ross)

Thomas Adès’ The Tempest, one of the most striking and successful operas of recent years, is available for the first time as a limited edition full score. This must-have publication provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of music history.


beautifully presented full orchestral score


exclusive images from Adès’ original handwritten score and sketches


featuring the stunning artwork Octopus and The Firmament by artist Claire Burbridge


each copy is signed and numbered by the composer

Just 250 copies of this highly sought-after score have been produced to showcase an opera which has been described as a masterpiece, groundbreaking and indelibly contemporary.

Technical Specification

510 pages •
Printed on 115gsm uncoated woodfree Sora Topaz paper •
Signed and numbered limitation page •
Cased, square back and sewn •
Original artwork endpapers •
Case artwork printed in neon Pantone 809 •
Scratch-proof matt lamination and high gloss UV finish •
Black book-block edges, ribbon and head & tail bands •