UNT Opera: Jonathan Eaton, Director Video Release of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice from February performances

Saturday, March 13, 2021
7:30 pm
Off-Campus
Off-Campus
Director and Designer - Jonathan Eaton
Music Director - Willem Van Schalkwyk
Orchestral Arrangement - Robert Frankenberry, originally written for Opera Theater of Pittsburgh
Edition - Jonathan Eaton

Sung in Italian with English supertitles

Gluck reinvented opera with this great work based on the Classic legend of Orpheus, who attempts to sing his deceased wife Euridice back to life – and such is the beauty of his music that the powers of death relent and release her, until, as he escorts her up from Hades, he looks back once too often and appears to lose her forever – until Love intervenes, and returns her to life

Video release link to be announced.

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