SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION
Monteverdi’s L’ORFEO
April 13April 18, 2018

Synopsis

PROLOGUE. The personification of Music addresses the noble audience (i.e. the court of Mantua) and introduces the subject of Orfeo, the famous singer of antiquity.

ACT I. The fields of Thrace. Nymphs and shepherds are gathered to celebrate the wedding of Orfeo and Euridice. A shepherd invites the party to sing to Hymen, the goddess of …

Friday, April 13, 2018, 8:00PM
CLEVELAND Institute of Music (Kulas Hall)
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 8:00PM
CLEVELAND Institute of Music (Kulas Hall)
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7:30PM
St. Raphael Catholic Church, BAY VILLAGE
Orpheus in the Underworld
Karim Sulayman,Orfeo
Erica Schuller,Euridice & La Musica
Amanda Powell,Messagiera & Proserpina
Mischa Bouvier,Plutone
Jonathan Woody,Caronte
Carlos Fittante,dancer
Apollo’s Singers
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Jeannette Sorrell,conductor & harpsichord
Sophie Daneman,stage director
Orpheus Leading Eurydice from the Underworld, 1861 (oil on canvas), Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille (1796-1875) Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX / funds provided by Agnes Cullen Arnold Endowment Fund / Bridgeman Images

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