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L'Orfeo (1978)

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Credited cast:
Philippe Huttenlocher ...
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Rachel Yakar ...
Euridice (singing voice)
Trudeliese Schmidt ...
La Speranza, La Musica
Roland Hermann ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francisco Araiza ...
Pastor 2 / Spirito 1
Christian Boesch ...
Pastor 3 / Spirito 2
Suzanne Calabro ...
Ninfa
Jozsef Dene ...
Pastor 4 / Spirito 3
Hans Franzen ...
Caronte
Werner Groschel ...
Pluton
Rudolf Hartmann ...
Pastor 3 / Spirito 2 (singing voice) (as Rudolf A. Hartmann)
Peter Keller ...
Glenys Linos ...
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The Standard for this most wonderful and timeless opera
4 April 2007 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

This is the Orfeo that sets the standard for all the more recent versions. It is the best filmed by far. Excellent camera work and superior sound- What you'd expect from DGG. Singing and original instrument performances are amazing, especially considering this was 1978. The viewer is brought into the action, as are the duke and duchess of Mantua, the townspeople, and Monteverdi himself. The opera itself is spellbinding, and has endured a full 400 years- and for very good reason! There are no tricks or cute "modern" sets, costumes, etc. This is a true revival with unique perspectives. The scenery and costumes are authentic and very beautiful. This is a very, very special DVD, and can be purchased as a box set with the other two extant Monteverdi operas.


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