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Opera on 3


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Il Ritomo dUlisse
Monteverdi's late opera, based on the end of Homer's Odyssey. In her palace in Ithaca, Penelope awaits the homecoming of her husband, Ulysses, from the Trojan wars. When he finally returns in disguise as an old man. Penelope cannot believe that this stranger is her husband. Piers Burton-Page and stage director Adrian Noble set the scene forthis prolific international production staged at last year's festival in Aix-en-Provence.
Les Arts Florissants, director William Christie


Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Director: Adrian Noble
Director: William Christie
Human Frailty: Rachld Ben Abdetsam (contralto)
Time: Paul-Henry Vila (bass)
Nettuno: Paul-Henry Vila (bass)
For tune: Katalln Karolyi (mezzo)
Melanto: Katalln Karolyi (mezzo)
Love: Olga Pitarch (soprano)
Minerva: Olga Pitarch (soprano)
Giove: Eric Raffard (tenor)
Giunone: Rebecca Ockenden (mezzo)
Ulisse: Kreslmir Spicer (tenor)
Penelope: Marijana Mljanovic (mezzo)
Telemaco: Cyril Auvity (tenor)
Antinoo: Bertrand Bontoux (bass)
Anfinomo: Andreas Gisler (countertenor)
Pisandro: Christophe Laporte (tenor)
Eurimaco: Zachary Stains (tenor)
Eumete: Joseph Cornwell (tenor)
Ericlea: Genevieve Kaemmerien (mezzo)

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