ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

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ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO, SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet ©Monika Rittershaus

ORFEO

SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS, Dutch National Opera & Ballet Amsterdam

By Claudio Monteverdi
Favola in musica Libretto Alessandro Striggio
Direction & Choreography: Sasha Waltz
Assistant Direction: Friederike Schultz & Steffen Doering
Director in Residence: SALLY BLACKWOOD
Repetition Dance: Antonio Ruz

Musical Direction: Pablo Heras-Casado
Set Design: Alexander Schwarz
Costume Design: Beate Bormann
Lighting Design: Martin Hauk
Video Design: Tapio Snellman

DANCERS: Sasha Waltz & Guests
Davide Camplani, Juan Kruz Diaz de Garaio Esnaola, Luc Dunberry, Hwanhee Hwang, Michal Mualem, Virgis Puodziunas, Sasa Queliz, Zaratiana Randrianantenaina, Orlando Rodriguez, Judith Sanchez Ruiz, Yael Schnell, Joel Suarez Gomez

ORFEO: Georg Nigl
EURIDICE: Anna Lucia Richter
VOCALISTS: Charlotte Hellekant, Douglas Williams, Luciana Mancini, Konstantin Wolff, Cecile Kempenaers, Julian Milan, Kaspas Kroner, Kevin Skelton, Hans Wijers
CHOIR: Vocalconsort Berlin
ORCHESTRA: Freiburger Barockorchester

World renowned DIrector & Choreographer SASHA WALTZ brings together the finest ensembles Sasha Waltz & Guests, the Freiburger Barockorchester and Vocalconsort Berlin to collaborate on a joint production of Claudio Monteverdi’s ORFEO, which premiered at the Dutch National Opera & Ballet 3 September 2014. Celebrated as one of the masterpieces of European music history, the opera is also the first known example of “favola in musica”– an early operatic form which regarded instrumental music, vocals, dance and dramatic performance as a whole.

Produced by: Sasha Waltz & Guests
Co-Production Partners: De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam; Les Theatres de la Ville de Luxembourg; Bergen International Festival; Opera de Lille.

SALLY BLACKWOOD Director in Residence intern position supported by ArtsNSW.

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