Chautauqua Institution

Orfeo

Orfeo

July 8, 2017 at 8:15pm
Chautauqua's Historic Amphitheater

Festival Seating.

No additional ticket purchase necessary for season and/or evening gate pass holders.

Music: Claudio Monteverdi, arranged by Ottorino Respighi
U.S. Stage Premiere


Stage Director/Choreographer: Keturah Stickann
Conductor: Steven Osgood
Lighting Designer: Michael Baumgarten
 

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.

July 08, 2017
  • Saturday, July 08, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Chautauqua Opera Company: Orfeo

    Location: Amphitheater

    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.

     

     

July 11, 2017
  • Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 05:00pm

    Family-Friendly Opera Revue

    Location: Smith-Wilkes Hall

    Shows at 5 & 7 p.m. | Join us for a family-friendly operatic adventure where you, the audience, choose the plot! Chautauqua Opera presents an introduction to opera for kids from 1 to 101, based on the Greek myth of Orpheus, the man who could charm any living thing with his music.

     

     

July 27, 2017
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 04:00pm

    Chautauqua Opera Company: Hydrogen Jukebox

    Location: Norton Hall

    Experience the collaboration of two of America's most revolutionary artists, composer Philip Glass and poet Allen Ginsberg, in this truly unique chamber opera.

     

     

July 28, 2017
  • Friday, July 28, 2017 | 07:30pm

    Chautauqua Opera Company: Don Pasquale

    Location: Norton Hall

    Music: Gaetano Donizetti

    True Italian farce returns to the stage of Norton Hall, continuing Chautauqua Opera's dedication to performing operas for the entire family. Hijinks ensue when the aging bachelor, Don Pasquale, pursues the spirited Norina, hoping to trap himself a much younger wife.

     

     

July 31, 2017
  • Monday, July 31, 2017 | 07:30pm

    Chautauqua Opera Company: Don Pasquale

    Location: Norton Hall

    Music: Gaetano Donizetti

    True Italian farce returns to the stage of Norton Hall, continuing Chautauqua Opera's dedication to performing operas for the entire family. Hijinks ensue when the aging bachelor, Don Pasquale, pursues the spirited Norina, hoping to trap himself a much younger wife.

     

     

August 01, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 | 04:00pm

    Chautauqua Opera Company: Hydrogen Jukebox

    Location: Norton Hall

    Experience the collaboration of two of America's most revolutionary artists, composer Philip Glass and poet Allen Ginsberg, in this truly unique chamber opera.