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Gluck: Orfee Et Euridice - Juan Diego Flórez
Format : 1 DVD Vidéo

Label : Belvedere
Catalog No. : 0008052BVE
EAN : 4260415080523

Release Date : 01/01/2019

Genre : Classical


Juan Diego Flórez, Christiane Karg, Fatma Said, Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Michele Mariotti

   in Opera Now (Feb, 2019)
Another alternative version is Orphée et Euridice, but this time a bona fide reworking by the composer. Gluck revised his original 1762 opera, composed for Vienna to an Italian libretto, to a French version written for Paris 12 years later. One major change was to make Orfeo, a counter tenor, into Orphée, a haute-contre, or high tenor. Few singers today would be better to tackle this role than Juan Diego Flórez, who sails through the vocals unscathed; he is a bit low-key dramatically in Act I, but gets more involved once he hits the underworld. Christiane Karg is an eloquent and tragic Euridice, Fatma Said a sparkling Amor. Michele Mariotti leads ...
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