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Written in 1732, the hero Orlando is torn between his desire to do noble deeds and his pursuit of love. Although rebuked by the sorcerer Zoroastro for giving in to his romantic urges, Orlando nonetheless decides that love can bring its own glory, and to that end he pursues Angelica. But she has fallen for Medoro and he with her - which is not good news for Angelica's rival, the shepherdess Dorinda. The untangling of these conflicting passions through threats, magic, deceit, revelations and no little heart-searching inspired Handel to some of his most original operatic work, and Orlando's psychological focus fused with fantasy lends a particular contemporary appeal.

Music Handel. Company Independent Opera. Director Alessandro Talevi. Conductor Gary Cooper.

Orlando

Orlando (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1520385131. Details of all Orlando archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S45496309

Archive Listings

7 Nov 06
to
11 Nov 06
The Lilian Baylis Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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