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Monteverdi's Orfeo

Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at Online/Virtual Space

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Nov 27 2020
Monteverdi's Orfeo

A free streaming broadcast of our June 2015 production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo, starting tenor Aaron Sheehan in the title role.

Widely regarded as the first great opera, Claudio Monteverdi’s Orfeo features one of opera’s most adored stories, in which the heroic Orfeo endures the tragic death of his beloved Euridice, and travels to the underworld to plead for her return. Breathtaking in its beauty and variety, this masterpiece defined an art form still in its infancy, with rich instrumental colors, dramatic word painting, and a virtuosic opulence of tone and texture.

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The broadcast will remain available on YouTube until the end of the day on Thursday, December 10, 2020.

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