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Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:00 PM // Hill Auditorium

Opera in Concert
Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo
Apollo’s Fire / The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

“It’s hard to say who wrote the very first opera, but there’s little doubt about the first, truly great one — it’s Monteverdi’s 1607 masterpiece, L’Orfeo.” (National Public Radio)

As one of the earliest examples of the form, and certainly the earliest that still has a place in the present repertoire 400 years later, L’Orfeo sets to music the famous myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, whose long-awaited wedding night ends in tragedy when Eurydice is bitten by a poisonous snake and Orfeo storms the gates of hell to rescue her. Jeannette Sorrell leads a company of 40 performers in this semi-staged production with period dancers. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:00 PM // Hill Auditorium
Opera in Concert
Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo
Apollo’s Fire / The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

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4/15/18 4:00 PM
Hill Auditorium

Opera in Concert
Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo
Apollo’s Fire / The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

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“It’s hard to say who wrote the very first opera, but there’s little doubt about the first, truly great one — it’s Monteverdi’s 1607 masterpiece, L’Orfeo.” (National Public Radio)

As one of the earliest examples of the form, and certainly the earliest that still has a place in the present repertoire 400 years later, L’Orfeo sets to music the famous myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, whose long-awaited wedding night ends in tragedy when Eurydice is bitten by a poisonous snake and Orfeo storms the gates of hell to rescue her. Jeannette Sorrell leads a company of 40 performers in this semi-staged production with period dancers. Performed in Italian with English supertitles.

Artist Website

https://apollosfire.org/
Subscribe Now

Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:00 PM, Hill Auditorium
Opera in Concert
Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo
Apollo’s Fire / The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

PERFORMANCE DAY:

April 2018
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PERFORMANCE TIME:

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Or call the ticket office at 734-764-2538

* Student, Senior and Group Discounts may be available

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