Orfeo ed Euridice takes the stage
Gluck's opera, based on the Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to Hades to rescue his lover, Euridice, has opened.
First impressions include the striking designs and stage pictures, designed by Johan Engels and lit by Mark Jonathan. They have used vivid colour to create a series of dreamlike worlds on stage, reflecting Orfeo’s journey: from the fragile purity of his grief, to the threatening and sinister Underworld, and to the pastoral idyll of Elysium. Tragically, Engels died suddenly in...
Posted 20 Feb 2015 | Commentscontinue reading