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Handel's Orlando

  • The National Opera Center 330 7th Avenue New York, NY, 10001 United States (map)
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Project 11

A tale of love, duty, and madness.

Love is a powerful thing and leads us down unexpected paths. What logic would you be willing to ignore? What risks would you be willing to take? And who would you be willing to sacrifice? Ponder your answers to these questions and then see how the heroes and heroines of ORLANDO deal with the forces of love, duty, and madness.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles.
Conducted by Dylan Sauerwald
Directed by Brittany Goodwin
With the Dorian Baroque Orchestra

Two performances only: Saturday, February 18th, and Sunday, February 19th

General Admission: $45 at the door; $40 online

Cast (Saturday / Sunday):
Angelica - Rachel Duval / Marisa Karchin
Dorinda - Lydia Dahling / Joyce Yin
Medoro - Laura Mitchell / Allison Gish
Orlando - Juecheng Chen / Kimberly Hann
Zoroastro - Kirsti Esch / Sam Fujii

Dorian Baroque is a New York-based ensemble of musicians who perform on period instruments, presenting orchestral, chamber and vocal music ranging from the early baroque period to the present. The diverse musical backgrounds of their performers bring a distinct philosophy to music making that is focused on exploring the versatility of historical instruments and led by the principles of the baroque period – opulence, exuberance, dissonance, and ornate grandeur

Earlier Event: November 5
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