The Metropolitan Opera
Orfeo ed Euridice
CHRISTOPH WILLIBALD GLUCK
- ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 1 HRS 30 MINS, 0 intermission
- SUNG IN ITALIAN
- photo credit: / Met Opera
Mark Morris’s spirited take on the ancient Orpheus myth stars mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton as Orfeo, the grieving lover on a quest through the underworld. Soprano Hei-Kyung Hong sings the plaintive Euridice. Mark Wigglesworth conducts Gluck’s elegant score, a pinnacle of the Baroque repertoire.
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