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1998-05, Brussels, Orfeo

L’Orfeo

Favola in Musica

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Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Text: Alessandro Striggio, after Ovid
Venue and Dates: Theatre Royale de La Monnaie, Brussels
13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 May 1998
Conductor: Rene Jacobs
Director/Choreographer: Trisha Brown
Sets & Costumes: Roland Aeschlimann
Performers:

Orfeo (tenor) : Simon Keenlyside (13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23)
Carlo Allemano (14, 16, 20, 22)
Euridice/La Musica/Eco (soprano) : Juanita Lascarro
La Messaggiera (soprano) : Graciela Oddone
Proserpina/Ninfa (soprano) : Martina Dike
La Speranza (contralto) : Stephen Wallace
Plutone (bass) : Tómas Tómasson
Caronte (bass) : Paul Gérimon
Apollo (tenor) : Mauro Utzeri
Ninfa (soprano) :  Anne Cambier, Martina Dike
Pastori, Spriti : Stephen Wallace, René Linnenbank, Paul Gérimon, Yann Beuron, John Bowen
Dance Ensemble, Trisha Brown Company

Notes: Co-produced by Festival des Arts, International dArt Lyrique d’Aix-en-Province, Trisha Brown Company,
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Click here for details of the DVD L’Orfeo, Harmonia Mundi DVD

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Click on one of the rehearsal photos below to read a transcript of Simon’s interview in the documentary La dernier chant d’Orphée, plus more photos

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