Monteverdi: L'orfeo / Ainsley, Balleys, Stubbs, Chance

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"Simply the most compelling account of L'Orfeo yet produced...John Mark Ainsley is simply superb as Orfeo..." -- BBC Music Magazine Claudio Monteverdi L’ORFEO Orfeo –...
"Simply the most compelling account of L'Orfeo yet produced...John Mark Ainsley is simply superb as Orfeo..." -- BBC Music Magazine

Claudio Monteverdi
L’ORFEO

Orfeo – John Mark Ainsley
Euridice – Juanita Lascarro
La Messagiera – Brigitte Balleys
Apollo / Pastore II – Russell Smythe
La Musica – David Cordier
La Speranza – Michael Chance
Caronte – Mario Luperi
Proserpina – Bernarda Fink
Plutone / Pastore IV – Dean Robinson
Pastore I / Eco – Jean-Paul Fouchécourt
Pastore III – Douglas Nasrawi
Ninfa – Suzie LeBlanc

Tragicomedia
Concerto Palatino
Stephen Stubbs, conductor

Pierre Audi, stage director
Michael Simon, set designer
Jorge Jara, costume designer
Jean Kalman, lighting designer

Recorded live at Het Muziektheater Amsterdam, July 1997

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Running time: 140 mins
No. of DVDs: 2


Product Description:


  • Release Date: October 29, 2013


  • UPC: 809478060079


  • Catalog Number: OA MO6007D


  • Label: Opus Arte


  • Number of Discs: 2


  • Composer: Claudio Monteverdi


  • Conductor: Stephen Stubbs


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Concerto Palatino, Tragicomedia


  • Performer: Brigitte Balleys, David Cordier, John Mark Ainsley, Mario Luperi, Michael Chance, Russel Smythe