Sung in Italian with English surtitles
Duration: 85 mins (no interval)
Irish National Opera & United Fall present Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald Gluck In partnership with the Irish Baroque Orchestra presents the great musical myth as Orpheus rescues his wife Euridice from the Underworld in a revolutionary new mix or words, singing and dancing.
The power of the Orpheus myth lies in its balance between mortality and hope, transcendence and love. Orfeo ed Euridice is a powerful mix of music, song, dance and imagery, and features Gluck’s famous and profoundly moving aria Che farò senza Euridice.
A pre-performance talk will take place in glór’s studio space from 7.15-7.45pm. The talk will feature director, Emma Martin in conversation with Fergus Sheil, Artistic Director of Irish National Opera. Free of charge.
Gluck’s revolutionary opera Orfeo ed Euridice was a highlight of Galway International Arts Festival 2018 where it had a run of sold out performances. This major new production from Irish National Opera and United Fall is directed and choreographed by one of Ireland’s most exciting dance theatre makers, Emma Martin, who “creates the sublime out of grief” (The Independent).
“It’s a triumph for all” Sunday Independent