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The story begins with the wedding of Orfeo, a musician of almost magical power, to Euridice. The announcement of Euridice's sudden death cuts the wedding celebrations brutally short. For Orfeo, who had loved her for so long, the news is almost beyond endurance. He resolves to do the seemingly impossible: to return her to life, at whatever the cost. Sung in English

Performers Gyula Orendt (Orfeo), Susanna Hurrell (Euridice/Echo), Mary Bevan (Music/Nymph), Rachel Kelly (Persephone), Callum Thorpe (Pluto), James Platt (Charon), Susan Bickley (Messenger), Anthony Gregory (Shepherd 1), Amar Muchhala (Shepherd 2/Apollo), Christopher Lowery (Shepherd 3/Hope).
Music Monteverdi. Producer Roundhouse. Producer Royal Opera. Conductor Christoher Moulds. Director Michael Boyd. Translation Don Paterson. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Jean Kalman. Sound Paul Arditti. Company Orchestra of the Early Opera Company.

Orfeo

Orfeo (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1697021800. Details of all Orfeo archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2041

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