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Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Savall, Concert des Nations

Monteverdi / Savall / Concert Des Nations
Release Date: 01/21/2003 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 843  
Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Gerd TürkAntonio AbeteFrancesc GarrigosaCarlos Mena,   ... 
Conductor:  Jordi Savall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Capella Reial de CatalunyaLe Concert des Nations
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Orfeo, first performed in 1607, is considered the first opera in history. The Grand Theatre of Liceu, Barcelona, hosts the spectacular period performance directed by Jordi Savall, recorded in 2002, with Furio Zanasi, Montserrat Figueras, Sara Mingardo, Gloria Banditelli, Antonio Abete, Daniele Carnovich, Fulvio Bettini, Gerd Türk, Francesc Garrigosa and Carlos Mena. Savall directs La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations.

Extra features include:
* Production designer Gilbert Deflo at the Palazzo Ducale in Mantua, where the opera was first performed, on the backgrounds of this stunning production.

Includes English subtitles.


Sound: DTS Surround;
Read more LPCM Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic
Subtitles: EN Read less

Works on This Recording

L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer:  Gerd Türk (Tenor), Antonio Abete (Bass), Francesc Garrigosa (Tenor),
Carlos Mena (Countertenor), Daniele Carnovich (Bass), Fulvio Bettini (Baritone),
Montserrat Figueras (Soprano), Sara Mingardo (Alto), Gloria Banditelli (Mezzo Soprano),
Furio Zanasi (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jordi Savall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Capella Reial de Catalunya,  Le Concert des Nations
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1607; Mantua, Italy 

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