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This presentation, filmed in Barcelona, captures Jordi Savall's exuberant staging of Monteverdi's masterwork from 1607. Generally considered the first great opera, Orfeo tells one of the most famous stories of classical myth. The key players are Montserrat Figueras, Furio Zanasi and Arianna Savaii.

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Director, "Orfeo":
Jordi Savall
Singer:
Montserrat Figueras
Singer:
Furio Zanasi
Singer:
Arianna Savaii

In June 1967, Israel attacked the USS Liberty, killing 34 American servicemen. Israel stated that it made a tragic mistake, but survivors claim the truth was far darker.
Christopher Mitchell's film looks into the facts.

Contributors

Unknown:
Christopher Mitchell

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BBC Four reflects arts, music and culture with an ambitious range of intellectually and culturally enriching programmes, taking an expert and in-depth approach to its subjects.

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