Mozart Week

Monteverdi: L'Orfeo

Jan 24, 2025
7:30 PM
Haus für Mozart
Jan 26, 2025
3:00 PM
Haus für Mozart
Jan 31, 2025
7:30 PM
Haus für Mozart
Standing Room or Wheelchair space

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  • Nikolaus Habjan (Staging)
  • Esther Balfe (Choreography)
  • Jakob Brossmann (Set design)
  • Cedric Mpaka (Costume design)
  • Fabio Antoci (Light Design)
  • and others
  • --
  • Ensemble L'Arpeggiata
  • Philharmonia Chor Wien
  • Christina Pluhar (Musical director)
  • Rolando Villazón (Orfeo)
  • Alice Rossi (La Musica)
  • Céline Scheen (Ninfa & Proserpina)
  • Tamara Ivaniš (Euridice)
  • Luciana Mancini (Messaggera)
  • Eric Jurenas (Pastore I & La Speranza)
  • Cyril Auvity (Pastore II, Spirito & Apollo)
  • Alessandro Giangrande (Pastore III & Spirito)
  • João Fernandes (Caronte & Plutone)
  • Johann Ebert (Puppet player)
  • Manuela Linshalm (Puppet player)
  • Angelo Konzett (Puppet player)
  • Anderson Pinheiro da Silva (Puppet player)
  • Walter Zeh (Chorus director)
  • and others


Claudio Monteverdi
L’Orfeo SV 318

Favola in musica in a prologue and five acts
Libretto by Alessandro Striggio

New production based on the production of L’Orfeo at the Semperoper Dresden

1 hour before the start of the performance – Intruduction in the Fördererlounge (in German language)

Monteverdi’s early masterpiece that in the spring of 2023 celebrated great success in the fascinating production by the young Austrian stage-director Nikolaus Habjan, with Rolando Villazón in the title role at the Semperoper in Dresden comes in an adapted version from the River Elbe to the Mozart Week on the River Salzach. 

Staged performance in Italian with German & English supertitles