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Gluck's Orpheus and Eurydice - Opera in the City (Amore)


  • Bridewell Theatre, London Bride Lane Fleet Street London, EC4Y 8EQ (map)
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With Opera in the City Festival at the Bridewell Theatre, London 

 

For the second year, Time Zone Theatre Ltd in collaboration with the Bridewell Theatre presents Opera in the City Festival. The boutique festival focuses on rarely performed classics and new, experimental works by emerging British and international artists. 

This year’s highlights include the in-house season UNDERWORLD with Orpheus and Eurydice by Christop WIllibald Gluck (1714 - 1787) and Faust (working title), a commissioned piece by award-winning composer Simone Spagnolo, which will premiere at the festival.

Time Zone Theatre’s production of Gluck’s opera Orpheus and Eurydice received raving reviews in 2014 at the Rose Playhouse, Bankside. Presented in a new, English translation and with a musical arrangement for piano, violin, flute and harp, the myth of Orpheus, who descents into the Underworld to save his wife Eurydice, comes to life once again. 

Box office will be open later in 2018.

Opera in the City Festival feels like the place to be
— Culture Whisper, 2017
Deserves praise for looking beyond the obvious and for providing London with a further August alternative to the Royal Albert Hall
— Opera Magazine, 2017

Orphée et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck. Theatre musical de Paris - Chatelet. Orchestre revolutionnaire et romantique, Monteverdi Choir. Directed by Robert Wilson, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.