Students in MUS219: Performing Opera present a free, fully-staged production of Monteverdi's masterpiece "L'Orfeo" -- a work that is considered to be the "root of all opera." The production, directed by award-winning director Thomas Guthrie and conducted by Director of Choral Activities Gabriel Crouch, presents a novel retelling of the Orpheus legend.
This production is presented twice: on Friday, January 12, 2018 and on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 7:30PM.
About the Artist:
CAST (in order of appearance):
Musica – Sarah Le Van and Solene Le Van
Orfeo - Sebastian Cox
Euridice – Shruthi Rajasekar / Hansini Bhasker
Messaggera – Caroline Zhao / Allison Spann
Speranza – Rebecca Singer / Amber Lin
Caronte – Damien Capelle
Proserpina – Kaamya Varagur / Catherine Sweeney
Plutone – Kyle Masson
Apollo - Ryan Melosini
Ninfa – Catherine Sweeney / Kaamya Varagur
Eco – Julia Mosby / Maddy Kushan
Pastori – Danny Pinto, Jonathan Makepeace, Jay Lee
Spiriti – Mark Martinez, Sam Duffey
Chorus of Nymphs and Shepherds - Cecilia Hsu, Joanna Zhang, Mariana Corichi Gomez, Megan Ormsbee, Sherry Romanzi, Neel Nagarajan, Samuel Stopford, Julius Foo, Kevin Williams.