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Opera at Habitat Series: L’Orfeo
July 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
MUSIC & FILM|Opera at Habitat Series. Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo or Orpheus (Italian / English subtitles / 140 mins.). Sunit Tandon introduces a live recording from Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, featuring Jordi Savall conducting Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and leading soloists of early opera in a beautiful period production of the first great opera in the history of western music. Orpheus loses his beloved wife Eurydice, descends into the underworld to get her back and is allowed to do so, on condition that he does not look at her on the way back. He fails, looks at her and loses her yet again. But all is not lost..