August 17 through 25
Monteverdi’s original opera, composed 400 years ago, is a masterpiece of simplicity and widely considered the first great work in the genre.
August 16 through 27
Philip Glass brings his singular voice to the myth; his opera musically interprets Cocteau’s 1949 film of the same name.
August 18 and 26
In Offenbach’s hands, a dash of humor enlivens the ordinarily tragic story, in an operetta that includes an affair between Eurydice and Pluto and ends with the cancan.