57. L’Orfeo (Claudio Monteverdi)

Favola in musica, in 5 acts Composer: Claudio Monteverdi Libretto: Alessandro Striggio First performed: Mantua, 1607 Carnival season Dossier https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcRFFmgVGlc SYNOPSIS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjpFi9bn1do Orfeo (Orpheus) is the world's first great musician, and the son of Apollo, god of the sun.  He has just married the nymph Euridice - but their happiness is blighted when she is … Continue reading 57. L’Orfeo (Claudio Monteverdi)