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Philippe Huttenlocher and Dietlinde Turban star in this 1978 Jean-Pierre Ponnelle Zurich Opera production of the Monteverdi opera conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
I bought what I wanted, Thus, almost all your items were wonderful, aren't they? They make my evenings delightful I'm a cinema ultra-ultra-fan.Published 21 months ago by eugenia maldonado
I teach high school music history to non-music students. We were studying early Baroque Operas specifically arias and recititives and I felt that my students needed to be able to... Read morePublished on May 13, 2013 by Dolly Perkins
A fine recreation of what a baroque production might have been like. Enthusiastic cast, well sung with lively accompanent. Nothing at all to dislike and plenty to like.Published on February 27, 2013 by Leonard M Young
I like half of this piece (2/3?), that is, before the descent of Orfeo into Hell.
The first part is lusciously produced and beautifully performed. Read more
This made-for-TV film of "Orfeo," directed and designed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, was based on a 1975 production for the Zurich Opera House. Read morePublished on December 7, 2011 by ealovitt
I am probably not a fair reviewer of this opera. I purchased it because I like Ponnelle productions. Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by sergei kochkin
When it was staged in 1975, Harnoncourt & Ponelle's production of Monteverdi's 1607 opera L'Orfeo was a revolutionary triumph of the "Early Music" movement, the harbinger of... Read morePublished on November 2, 2008 by Reviewer