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Apollo's Fire; Montiverdi's L'Orfeo

April 20, 2018
8:00 pm
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SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord Karim Sulayman, Orfeo Erica Schuller, Euridice Cleveland's dynamic period-music ensemble Apollo's Fire: The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra returns with a semi-staged production of Monteverdi's beloved and timeless L'Orfeo. Director Jeannette Sorrell leads her superb instrumentalists and vocalists on a dramatic journey to Hades and back, following the mythic Orpheus on his tragic mission--including a reconstruction of the work's original ending, in which our hero perishes at the hands of Bacchus' followers. "Monteverdi's Orfeo was a triumph for Jeannette Sorrell, showing us new dimensions of her genius" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette).

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101 Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA

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