Vancouver Opera – Orfeo Ed Euridice

Orfeo Ed Euridice

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Overview

This exquisite opera follows the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo, a divinely gifted musician and poet, who moves the deities of the Underworld with the beauty of his music and poetry to lead his love Euridice back to the world of the living. This timeless story of love is conducted by Leslie Dala and directed and choreographed by Idan Cohen as a celebration of  opera and contemporary dance. This production is a Vancouver Opera premiere and marks the first collaboration with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles.

Overview

This exquisite opera follows the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo, a divinely gifted musician and poet, who moves the deities of the Underworld with the beauty of his music and poetry to lead his love Euridice back to the world of the living. This timeless story of love is conducted by Leslie Dala and directed and choreographed by Idan Cohen as a celebration of  opera and contemporary dance. This production is a Vancouver Opera premiere and marks the first collaboration with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles.

Premiere:

Sat Dec 4 | 7:30PM
Sun Dec 5 | 2:00PM

Runtime

90 minutes, no intermission

Premiere:

Sat Dec 4 | 7:30PM
Sun Dec 5 | 2:00PM

Runtime:

90 minutes, no intermission

Synopsis

Synopsis

This exquisite opera follows the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo, a divinely gifted musician and poet, who moves the deities of the Underworld with the beauty of his music and poetry to lead his love Euridice back to the world of the living. This timeless story of love is conducted by Leslie Dala and directed and choreographed by Idan Cohen as a celebration of  opera and contemporary dance. This production is a Vancouver Opera premiere and marks the first collaboration with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre.

This exquisite opera follows the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo, a divinely gifted musician and poet, who moves the deities of the Underworld with the beauty of his music and poetry to lead his love Euridice back to the world of the living. This timeless story of love is conducted by Leslie Dala and directed and choreographed by Idan Cohen as a celebration of  opera and contemporary dance. This production is a Vancouver Opera premiere and marks the first collaboration with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre.

Cast

Cast

Co-Production with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre

Conductor: Leslie Dala

Director & Choreographer: Idan Cohen

Orfeo (mezzo soprano) Mireille Lebel

Euridice (soprano) Krisztina Szabó

Amore (soprano) Mireille Asselin

Co-Production with Ne. Sans Opera and The Dance Centre

Conductor: Leslie Dala

Director & Choreographer: Idan Cohen

Orfeo (mezzo soprano) Mireille Lebel

Euridice (soprano) Krisztina Szabó

Amore (soprano) Mireille Asselin

Luka Kawabata, Yulanda M Faris Young Artists Program

Luka Kawabata

Luka Kawabata, Yulanda M Faris Young Artists Program

Luka Kawabata

Luka Kawabata, Yulanda M Faris Young Artists Program

Luka Kawabata

Cast

Cast

Production Program

Read the digital house programme for Amahl and get to know more about this opera, the cast, creative team and the digital season!

Production Program

Read the digital house programme for Amahl and get to know more about this opera, the cast, creative team and the digital season!

Video/Interview #1

Stage Director Sarah Jane Pelzer speaks about Amahl‘s message of family and togetherness, and of the unique challenges of creating opera right now.

Video/Interview #1

Stage Director Sarah Jane Pelzer speaks about Amahl‘s message of family and togetherness, and of the unique challenges of creating opera right now.

Video/Interview #2

Stage Director Sarah Jane Pelzer speaks about Amahl‘s message of family and togetherness, and of the unique challenges of creating opera right now.