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The Monteverdi Choir and founding director John Eliot Gardiner represent “the best of the early-music movement in England” (New York Times). In this semi-staged performance, The Return of Ulysses portrays the moving conclusion of Homer’s Odyssey, in which Monteverdi highlights the essential humanity of Ulysses amongst quarrelling gods, scheming servants, and conniving courtiers.
This performance is also a part of the White Light Festival.
For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm Alice Tully Hall
Pre-concert lecture at 5:45 pm in the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse
This event is part of: The Birth of Opera
English Baroque Soloists
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Furio Zanasi, Ulisse
Marianna Pizzolato, Penelope
Krystian Adam, Telemaco
Hana Blažíková, Minerva
John Eliot Gardiner and Elsa Rooke, co-directors
Made possible in part by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation