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Saturday 29 October 2022:
Chelsea Opera Group Saturday 29 October 2022

Sat 29 Oct 2022, 19:00 - Cadogan Hall, London
The myth of Orpheus and his lute takes centre stage in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice (1762).
The first of Gluck’s "reform" operas, Orfeo was written for Vienna’s Burgtheater and marked a new era in the composer’s career. Gluck rejected the excesses of opera seria and aimed for a new vocal simplicity while drawing on the orchestral sophistication and rich dance music of French tragédie lyrique . Pr






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