15th February

Concert will begin at 18:54 hours GMT

Monteverdi's 'L'Orfeo' with Mancini, Boden, Witmer and Wanderer from Amsterdam

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Monteverdi's 'L'Orfeo' is a late Renaissance/early Baroque favola in musica with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. It is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus, and tells the story of his descent to Hades and his fruitless attempt to bring his dead bride Eurydice back to the living world.

Performers: Luciano Mancini: La musica/ Silvia/ Proserpina. Samuel Boden: Orfeo. Kristen Witmer: Euridice/ Speranza/ Eco. Nils Wanderer: Pastore/ Spirito. Kevin Skelton: Pastore/ Spirito. Damien Pass: Spirito. Alex Rosen: Caronte/ Spirito. Yannis François: Plutone/ Pastore/ Spirito. Laurence Kilsby: Apollo/ Pastore/ Spirito. Lucia Martin-Carton: La ninfa.

La Sfera Armoniosa. Conductor: Hernán Schvartzman.

Recorded 25 January. 


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