Fletcher Opera

Music

A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute: Orlando Paladino

FEB 3-7, 2023

$20 adult/$15 student

Schedule and Details

Feb 3, 20237:30 p.m.
Feb 5, 20232 p.m.
Feb 7, 20237:30 p.m.
Stevens Center
405 4th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC

Overview

An opera in three acts, “Orlando Paladino” was Joseph Haydn’s most successful opera. A heroic comedy based on Ariosto’s epic poem, “Orlando Furioso,” “Orlando Paladino'' sees Angelica, queen of Cathay, and her lover, Medoro, flee to a remote castle to get away from Orlando, paladin of France, who is madly in love with Angelica. Angelica asks a sorceress, Alcina, for help. Add to that a shepherdess, a squire and Rodomonte, the king of Barbery, and anything is likely to happen.

James Allbritten, conductor
Steven LaCosse, director

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