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Monteverdi: L'Orfeo DVD (Netherlands Opera)

Monteverdi: L'Orfeo DVD (Netherlands Opera)

A stellar ensemble of singers gathers at Amsterdam's De Nederlandse Opera for a haunting staging of the earliest masterpiece in operatic history.

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Intense and refined performances by an inspired cast, led by a profound and commanding John Mark Ainsley as the legendary tragic musician, are sustained with fluent ease and obvious affection by the ensemble under Stephen Stubbs. The beautifully styled, evocative stage production, rich with Pierre Audi’s trademark symbolism, accentuates the solemn serenity of Monteverdi’s most famous work to create a moving and timeless experience.

Orfeo: John Mark Ainsley

Euridice: Brigitte Balleys

La Speranza: Michael Chance

La Musica: David Cordier


Tragicomedia and Concerto Palatino, Stephen Stubbs 2005   


Stage Director: Pierre Audi
Set Design: Michael Simon
Costume Design: Jorge Jara

Extras: Illustrated synopsis / Cast Gallery / Introduction to the opera, directed by Roeland Hazendonk, including interviews with Stephen Stubbs, Pierre Audi and John Mark Ainsley.

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM 2.0 stereo / DTS 5.1 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 140 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/NED


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