Yale Baroque Opera Project presents Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo

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Yale Baroque Opera Project is thrilled to be back on stage for the first time since 2019 presenting Monteverdi’s classic L’Orfeo, considered to be the first opera ever composed, based on the Greek legend of Orpheus. 

Tickets are FREE! Reservation information at ybob.yale.edu.

Sung in Italian with English supertitles. 

Music Director: Grant Herried 
Stage DIrector: Toni Dorfman

Orfeo - Alex Whittington ‘22
Euridice - Cathy Chen ‘23
Messaggiera - Mia Roland ‘24
La Musica - Sarah Grube ‘22
Proserpina - Jackie Kaskel ‘24
Apollo - Dominic Sullivan ‘24
Caronte - Weston Kerekes ‘24
Speranza - Awuor Onguru ‘25
Fileno - Carson White ‘25
Plutone - June Alexander ‘19

Band: Dani Zanuttini-Frank ‘22, Ben Beckman ‘24, Francis Fedora ‘24, Matt Udry ‘22, Cat Slowik, Musicology ‘22, Epongue Ekille ‘21 MEM ‘22, Daniel Yen ‘23, and others.

Scenic Design by Marcelo Martínez García MFA ‘23 
Projections by Camilla Tassi MFA ‘22

For all inquiries, please contact: 

Performance Dates & Times

May 9, 2022 - 8:00pm

May 10, 2022 - 8:00pm

Location

University Theatre

Venue Accessibility: 
Lobby, orchestra level seating, and facilities are accessible via a ramp at the front of the building. Balcony level seating requires the use of stairs.

Patron Information

Please click on the performance date/time for tickets: 

Monday, May 9 at 8 PM  

Tuesday, May 10 at 8 PM

This performance is open to asymptomatic patrons with an up-to-date vaccination status.

Front of House staff will be checking tickets, IDs, and proof of vaccination.

Yale-approved masks  are required for all audience members.

Performers

Euridice
Messaggiera
La Musica
Prosperina
Jackie Kaskel
Caronte
Weston Kerekes
Speranza
Awuor Onguru
Fileno
Plutone
June Alexander

Production Team

Musician
Musician
Francis Fedora
Musician
Matt Udry
Musician
Cat Slowik
Musician
Musician
Daniel Yen
Projections Designer