Chautauqua Opera Company: Orfeo

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Location Amphitheater

Tickets: Event ticket required

Music: Claudio Monteverdi/arr Ottorino Respighi (U.S. stage premiere)

Orpheus, the man who could charm death itself with his music, travels to the underworld to retrieve his lost love, Euridice. The Chautauqua Opera Company presents the U.S. stage premiere of Ottorino Respighi's dazzling realization of Monteverdi's Orfeo. Come hear what happens when luscious and romantic orchestration is married to the rich melodies of one of the first operas ever composed.