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Chautauqua Opera Company: L'Orfeo

Saturday, July 08, 2017
08:15pm

Location Amphitheater

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Music :: Claudio Monteverdi, arr. Ottorino Resphighi
Libretto :: Alessandro Striggio

U.S. Stage Premiere
Performed in Italian with English supertitles
World Premiere (Respighi realization): Teatro Alla Scala, Milan, 1935

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 L’Orfeo. Come hear what happens when luscious and romantic orchestration is married to the rich melodies of one of the first operas ever composed.

 Creative & Production

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Keturah Stickann
Stage Director/
Choreographer

 

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Steven Osgood
Conductor

 

Caleb Wertenbaker
Set Designer 

Michael Baumgarten
Lighting Designer 

B.G. FitzGerald
Costume Designer 

Martha Ruskai
Wig & Makeup Designer

 

 

 

Cast

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Daniel Belcher
Orfeo

 

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Heather Johnson
Music/Hope/Messenger

 

Chelsea Friedlander
Euridice 

Arnold Livingston Geis
Apollo 

Evan Ross
Plutone 

Eric Wassenaar
Natalie Rose Havens

Pastori  

Helen Hassinger
Ninfa 

 

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