Flat Baroque: High Brow Radio by Low Brow Folks
Ep. 10 Monteverde's L'Orfeo
» Most Recent: 14 Apr, 2021
» Website: http://cfrc.ca
Uploaded: 3 Nov, 2020
Recording Date: 3 Nov, 2020
Recording Location: CFRC 101.9 FM
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Flat Baroque: High Brow Radio by Low Brow Folks
Description: Hallowe'en has passed but who doesn't love a little more spookiness! This episode of Flat Baroque features the New London Concort's performance of Claudio Monteverde's L'Orfeo. First performed in 1607 with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio, L'Orfeo is one of the earliest operas that is still performed today. There are many characters including Orfeo, Eurydices, Speranza, Caronte, Prosoperina and Plutone performed with the vocal talents of John Mark Ainsley, Catherine Bott, Tessa Bonner, Julia Gooding, Christopher Robson, Robert Evans and Simon Grant.
Performance is in five acts. The first two acts are in Part one. The remaining three acts are in Part Two.
Host(s): Dinah Jansen