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Song of Orpheus

  • Music by Rameau, Courbois, and a new work by Jonathan Woody

  • Premieres Online October 7, 2021 | 30 Days to Watch

Baritone Jonathan Woody and soprano Hannah De Priest recount the story of Orpheus’ descent to the underworld, his charming of Hades, and his attempt to bring Eurydice back to the land of the living in rarely-heard cantatas by Jean-Philippe Rameau and Philippe Courbois. A new instrumental work by Jonathan Woody reimagines the powerful magic of Orpheus’ lyre.

Featuring:

Hannah De Priest, soprano
Jonathan Woody, baritone
Shelby Yamin, violin
Debra Nagy, oboe
Rebecca Reed, gamba & ‘cello
Mark Edwards, harpsichord

YOU MIGHT LIKE THIS IF…

      • You’re intrigued by the idea of contemporary composers writing music for historical instruments
      • You love the small-scale drama of the French baroque cantata
      • You aced every one of your Greek Mythology midterms in college

Event Details

Subscriptions and Single Tickets go on sale August 15 

SUBSCRIPTIONS
Sustainer Subscription
($200): Full access to 2021-22 Season, including virtual access to all five concerts on Marquee TV, a complimentary subscription to Marquee TV (access to full catalog), and 1 in-person ticket to each Spring 2022 concerts

Virtual Subscription ($125): Access to season on Marquee TV and a 50% discount on a Marquee TV Subscription (for access to full catalog.)

SINGLE TICKETS
$24.99 – sold via Marquee TV

All ticket-holders will also enjoy pre-concert lectures and live premiere night Q&As with artists!

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