Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice

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Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice

David Bates, Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Sophie Bevan (soprano), Rebecca Bottone (sopran...

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The Orpheus myth, with its vivid illustration of the power of music as well as love, has held fascination for composers from the very beginnings of opera to the present day. From Peri, Caccini and Monteverdi to Birtwistle (whose Mask of Orpheus is currently set for a timely revival), it has given rise to many of the landmark works in the genre, none more enduringly popular than Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. The result of the joint creative efforts of Gluck himself, the librettist Calzabigi, choreographer Angiolini and designer Quaglio, all drawn together by the intendant of th... read more

The Orpheus myth, with its vivid illustration of the power of music as well as love, has held fascination for composers from the very beginnings of opera to the present day. From Peri, Caccini and Monteverdi to Birtwistle (whose Mask of Orpheus is currently set for a timely reviv... read more

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