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Fotogallerie für Orlando - Insgesamt 5 Fotos.

Orlando is overcome by a frenzied passion. Based on Ludovico Ariosto’s chivalric epic »Orlando furioso«, George Frideric Handel created a fantastic and passionate Baroque opera in the truest sense of the word. Full of vigour, luxuriating in abundant melody, and with flashes of delightful humour, the opera tells of a jealous hero whose adoration of Angelica does not stop her rejecting him for the simple Medoro. A raging, merciless Orlando persecutes the fleeing couple until he believes them both dead. Only a magic spell is able to release him from his madness. When, full of remorse, he realizes what he has done, Angelica and Medoro reappear to offer their forgiveness.


Opera seria in three acts by Georg Friedich Händel
Performed in Italian with German surtitles

Running time 3 hours 10 minutes

Premiere 27 Jan 2013

Next Performances / Casting

17 Mar 2015
07:00 pm - 10:10 pm
23 Mar 2015
07:00 pm - 10:10 pm
27 Mar 2015
07:00 pm - 10:10 pm

Musical Director: Jonathan Darlington
Staging: Andreas Kriegenburg
Set Design: Harald Thor
Costume Design: Andrea Schraad
Lighting Design: Stefan Bolliger
Choreography: Zenta Haerter
Dramaturgy: Valeska Stern

Casting 17 Mar 2015

Orlando: Sonia Prina
Angelica: Carolina Ullrich
Medoro: Gala El Hadidi
Dorinda: Barbara Senator
Zoroastro: Evan Hughes

With generous support of the foundation of the Semperoper Dresden
Staatskapelle Dresden

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Barbara Senator (Dorinda), Christa Mayer (Orlando), Ensemble|Orlando|© Matthias Creutziger

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