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Monteverdi, l’inventeur de l’opéra

Documentary

Lecture & Discussion
Sat 21 Oct 2017 -17.00
Foyer
start 17.00
expected end time 18.05

Standard €8.00

Reduction -26 €4.00

Ticket sales for performances in November and onward will begin at a later date. We will inform you of the start of sales via our newsletter (register at the bottom of this page), this website and our social media pages.

An eyewitness to turbulent 17th-century Italy

On 24 February, 1607, in the Ducal Palace in Mantua, the premiere took place of what was probably the very first opera: Monteverdi's L'Orfeo. This documentary - produced for cultural TV channel Arte - follows the composer of this innovation’s long journey, via documents, locations and especially music. In dialogue with present-day performers, it paints a portrait that reads like a novel. In his 76 years of life, Monteverdi got to know, among others, Veronesi and Galileo, and got to read Cervantes’ first editions.

programme

Length: 52 minutes

performers

Philippe Beziat: director
Jean-Stephane Michaux: producer (Camera Lucida)
With, among others Scherzi Musicali and Christophe Rousset

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Philippe Beziat: director
Jean-Stephane Michaux: producer (Camera Lucida)
With, among others Scherzi Musicali...

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Sat 21 Oct 2017 -17.00
Foyer
start 17.00
expected end time 18.05

Standard €8.00

Reduction -26 €4.00

Ticket sales for performances in November and onward will begin at a later date. We will inform you of the start of sales via our newsletter (register at the bottom of this page), this website and our social media pages.

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