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L’Orfeo – Monteverdi

Paul Agnew (conductor and stage director) – Cyril Auvity (Orfeo), Hannah Morrison (Euridice/La Musica)...

L’Orfeo – Monteverdi Paul Agnew (conductor and stage director) – Cyril Auvity (Orfeo), Hannah Morrison (Euridice/La Musica)...

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In celebration of Monteverdi’s 450th birthday in 2017, Paul Agnew–an expert in the Italian composer’s œuvre–directs L’Orfeo. This founding masterpiece of lyric opera is brought to life in elegant simplicity through the performances of Cyril Auvity’s Orpheus and Les Arts Florissants, with costumes designed by Alain Blanchot.

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Program

  • Claudio Monteverdi, L'Orfeo
    • I: Toccata
    • Prologue: Ritornello. "Dal mio Permesso amato"
    • I: "In questo lieto e fortunato giorno"
    • I: "Lasciate i monti"
    • I: "Rosa del ciel"
    • I: "Vieni, Imeneo"
    • I: Ritornello. "Alcun non sia che disperato in preda"
    • II: Sinfonia
    • II: "In questo prato adorno"
    • II: "Ahi caso acerbo"
    • II: "In un fiorito prato"
    • II: "Tu se' morta, mia vita, ed io respiro"
    • II: "Ahi caso acerbo"
    • II: Sinfonia
    • II: "Chi ne consola, ahi lassi?"
    • III: Sinfonia
    • III: "Ecco l'altra palude"
    • III: Sinfonia
    • III: "Possente spirto"
    • III: "Orfeo son io "
    • III: "Ben mi lusinga alquanto"
    • III: Sinfonia. "Ei dorme"
    • III: Sinfonia/Coro di Spiriti Infernali
    • IV: "Signor quel infelice"
    • IV: "Qual onor di te sia degno"
    • IV: Sinfonia/"E la virtute un raggio"
    • V: Sinfonia/"Perch'a lo sdegno"
    • V: "Saliam cantando al cielo"
    • V: Ritornello/"Vanne, Orfeo, felice a piento"
    • V: Moresca

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Isabelle Soulard
  • Venue: Théâtre de Caen (Caen, France)
  • Broadcast date: Feb. 28, 2017, 8 p.m.
  • Production date: 2017
  • Available until: August 28, 2017
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Production: © CLC Productions
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Paul Agnew | Stage director , Conductor
  • Alain Blanchot | Costume designer
  • Christophe Naillet | Set designer, Lighting designer
  • Cyril Auvity | Orfeo
  • Hannah Morrison | Euridice, La Musica
  • Miriam Allan | Proserpina, Ninfa
  • Lea Desandre | Messagiera, Speranza
  • Carlo Vistoli | Spirito infernale, Pastore
  • Sean Clayton | Pastore
  • Zachary Wilder | Spirito infernale, Pastore
  • Antonio Abete | Plutone, Spirito infernale, Pastore
  • Cyril Costanzo | Caronte, Spirito V
  • Paul Agnew | Apollo, Eco
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