Enter the underworld with Orfeo

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Cape Town Opera ends its 2016 season with the earliest recognized operatic work, Orfeo, at the Artscape Theatre.
Cape Town Opera ends its 2016 season with the earliest recognized operatic work, Orfeo, at the Artscape Theatre.

Cape Town Opera ends its 2016 season with the earliest recognized operatic work, Orfeo, at the Artscape Theatre. A team of cutting-edge creatives has collaborated to stage Orpheus’ descent into darkness as he searches the underworld for his departed wife, Euridice.

Award-winning director and designer Jaco Bouwer (Balbesit, Rooiland, and Samsa-Masjien) makes his CTO debut. He is joined by Magdalene Minnaar (Associate Director), Ina Wichterich (Choreography), Bridget Baker (Costume Design) and Wolf Britz (Lighting Design).

Cape Town Opera ends its 2016 season with the earliest recognized operatic work, Orfeo, at the Artscape Theatre.Erik Dippenaar leads a cast of singers through Monteverdi’s achingly beautiful score, accompanied by the Camerata Tinta Barocca, a Cape Town-based baroque ensemble consisting of a core of string players with a harpsichord.

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Tickets are R150 and R200.

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Come dine with us …
To celebrate a successful 2016 season, Cape Town Opera is offering a special R260 Orfeo opera & meal special:

R260 includes your opera ticket, a Greek inspired meal (a choice of vegetarian or chicken moussaka and Greek salad) and a glass of wine or non-alcoholic beverage served after the performance in the Theatre Well.

On 19, 23, 24, 26 November – Dinner is served immediately after the performance.
On Sunday 20 November – Lunch will be served at 13:30 and performance commences at 15:00.

This is a limited offer so be sure to book early at http://online.computicket.com/web/event/orfeo/989569025/0/69891522

Any further enquiries, please contact Dawn Kennedy dawnk@capetownopera.co.za

 

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