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THE WORD “UNREAL” WAS JUSTIFIABLY INVOKED MANY TIMES AFTER THIS PERFORMANCE TO DESCRIBE HIS [KEY'MON W. MURRAH] EXPRESSIVE AND EFFULGENT VOCAL ACROBATICS.”
Music by Christoph Willibald Gluck; Libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi
How far would you be willing to go for true love? Travel with Orpheus through an ever-shifting kaleidoscope of darkness and light, as he seeks to rescue his beloved wife Eurydice from the underworld. Set in the intimate Tagney Jones Hall at the Opera Center, with three principal singers and a small orchestra, this captivating production offers a front-row seat to sublime melodies and breathtaking drama. Chía Patiño, former head of Ecuador’s National Theatre, creates an all-new production that puts viewers in the midst of the action, and blurs the line between fantasy and reality.