Monteverdi 450 – L’Orfeo, led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Monteverdi 450 – L’Orfeo, led by Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s cycle of Monteverdi operas begins on Thursday, October 12 with L'Orfeo – opening night of the 2017-18 Harris Theater Presents season. Monteverdi's first opera reenacts the famous story of Orpheus who descends to the underworld in an attempt to bring his dead bride, Eurydice, back to life. Orfeo, celebrated for its dramatic word painting and breathtaking orchestration, is widely considered to be the first masterpiece of the art form in its infancy. Gardiner’s ensemble ...

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Venue

Harris Theater for Music and Dance
205 E. Randolph Drive