L Orfeo

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma)  Music

Posted by Sowulo at March 21, 2016
Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma)

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Gabriel Garrido, Ensemble Elyma) [2005]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers
K617066/2 | 2cd, 501.87 MB

This is a great set. The main competition to this production comes from Gardiner, with Anthony Rolfe Johnson as Orfeo. His is a superbly attractive voice, and he remains the best Orfeo I've heard. But Victor Torres is excellent too and his performance is very distinctive and rich in character. What's more, he is better recorded, as is the whole of Garrido's interpretation…”

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at Oct. 10, 2015
Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jordi Savall) (2002)
PAL 16:9 (720x576) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.27 Gb (DVD9) | 140 min
Classical | Opus Arte | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol

Jordi Savall directs Le Concert des Nations, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and the leading soloists of early opera in a beautiful period production of Monteverdi's favola in musica staged at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu in 2002. Gilbert Deflo's stage direction reflects the sublime art and imagery found in Mantua's Palazzo Ducale, with its famous Hall of Mirrors, where the opera was first performed in 1607.

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jean-Claude Malgoire) [2005]  Music

Posted by Sowulo at Sept. 15, 2015
Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jean-Claude Malgoire) [2005]

Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Jean-Claude Malgoire) [2005]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR, Auto Letterboxed | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch), (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.02 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: Dynamic | Sub: Italiano, English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese, Japanese | +3% Recovery | 130 min

This recording of Monteverdi's great tale of Orpheus in the underworld, the very first operatic masterpiece, was made live during the run of a production of Orfeo in the French city of Tourcoing in 2004. Orfeo is usually heard in studio recordings. A live performance using all of Monteverdi's unusual instruments of 1607 is difficult to put together; the work is large and expensive to produce, and it's hard to recoup those costs from audiences still generally unfamiliar with the music A studio performance will deliver the details of instrumentation that emerge from Monteverdi's giant orchestra in a way that a live recording cannot; the work followed directly in the tradition of the Florentine wedding spectaculars mounted by the Medici family, and Monteverdi had the resources to create all kinds of fabulous instrumental effects…

Monteverdi - L’Orfeo (William Christie) [2009]  Music

Posted by Sowulo at Aug. 14, 2015
Monteverdi - L’Orfeo (William Christie) [2009]

Monteverdi - L’Orfeo (William Christie) [2009]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Italiano (LPCM, 2 ch); (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7,79Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: Dynamic | Sub: Italiano, English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol | 113 min | Filesonic, Wupload

Familiar to UK audiences as a recitalist, Dietrich Henschel has been inexplicably neglected by this country's opera companies. You get a strong sense of what a theatrical animal he is, however, from his performance of the title role in this flawed but compelling production of L'Orfeo, filmed in Madrid last year. The subtlety of Henschel's acting matches the complexity of his vocal characterisation so that, by the end, you not only feel you've been taken on a vast journey from joy to grief and back again, but also believe that Orfeo's own music really has the power to affect both gods and nature…
Tim Ashley
Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Sylvia Pozzer, William Matteuzzi, Sara Mingardo, Angela Bucci; Sergio Vartolo) (2012)

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (Sylvia Pozzer, William Matteuzzi, Sara Mingardo, Angela Bucci; Sergio Vartolo) (2012)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Image+Cue, Log | Scans | 653 MB
Label: Brilliant Classics | TT: 139:24

This is a reissue, sans libretto and with the liner notes chopped down from 30 pages to 10, of the recording initially reviewed in Fanfare 31:1 by J. M. Weber. But when I got around to playing the recording, I was so completely blown away by it that I felt compelled to review it; and as the performance progressed it suddenly dawned on me that I was listening to the greatest performance of L’Orfeo yet committed to disc.

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)  Music

Posted by Bibixy at June 26, 2013
Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo (10 different versions)
10 files | Various Editors | RAR 1.76 GB | covers
MP3 192 Kbps | Lame encoded | Tracks | Year inside

L'Orfeo (SV 318), sometimes called L'Orfeo, favola in musica, is a late Renaissance/early Baroque opera by Claudio Monteverdi, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. It is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus, and tells the story of his descent to Hades and his fruitless attempt to bring his dead bride Eurydice back to the living world. Written in 1607 for a court performance during the annual Carnival at Mantua, L'Orfeo is one of the earliest music dramas still regularly performed. I put together my 10 versions of this masterpiece.
Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo - Emmanuelle Haim - Le Concert D'Astrèe

Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo - Emmanuelle Haim - Le Concert D'Astrèe
Classical | Virgin Veritas 7243 5 45642 2 2
Daniel Behle and L'Orfeo Barockorchester - Schubert: Arias & Overtures (2017)

Daniel Behle and L'Orfeo Barockorchester - Schubert: Arias & Overtures (2017)
Soul, Funk, Disco | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:00:18 | 139 MB
Label: deutsche harmonia mundi | Release Year: 2017

Daniel Behle is one of the most versatile German tenors and is equally successful in the concert, lied and opera genres. His extensive repertoire ranges from Baroque masterpieces to Classical and Romantic works to compositions of the 20th and 21st centuries.
L'Orfeo Barockorchester, Daniel Behle - Schubert: Arias & Overtures (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

L'Orfeo Barockorchester, Daniel Behle - Schubert: Arias & Overtures (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 60:10 minutes | 1.00 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Of all the great composers, Schubert left by far the largest number of uncompleted works: symphonies, piano and chamber music, songs, choral music and operas. Six of the latter are represented on this disc—the early 'Adrast' written around the age of twenty and 'Fierebras' written in 1823, five years before the sudden end of his short life. Schubert made many attempts to achieve success on the Viennese operatic stage but was singularly unlucky in doing so. Consequently none of his operatic music ever entered the repertoire and today it remains the most unknown aspect of his work.
Michi Gaigg, L'Orfeo Barockorchester - Telemann: Miriways [2014]

Telemann - Miriways (Michi Gaigg) [2014]
Classical | CPO 777 752-2 | TT: 73.38+73.03 | EAC (flac, cue, log) | Covers | 915 Mb

The opera Miriways met with enthusiastic responses when it was rediscovered after 284 years in 2012 at the Bruckner Festival in Linz and in the stage production under Michi Gaigg at the Magdeburg Theatre. “The score is a delight, revealing the composer at his most colourfully inventive…The performance pulsates with energy from start to finish…The cast, by and large, is strong…Prince Sophi is a soprano role sung with agility and tonal clarity by Ulrike Hofbauer. She provides a consistently rewarding presence…Miriways is, in a word, entertaining.” (International Record Review)