Orfeo - Illustration

L'Orfeo

Favola in musica (1607)
Music by Claudio Monteverdi
Libretto by Alessandro Striggio D. J.

cast

actor role
Conductor Ivor Bolton
Director Claus Guth
Set & costum design Christian Schmidt
Videodesign Arian Andiel
Dramaturgy Konrad Kuhn
Light design Olaf Winter
Orfeo John Mark Ainsley
Euridice Mari Eriksmoen
La Musica | Messaggiera | Speranza Katija Dragojevic
Caronte | Plutone Phillip Ens
Proserpina | Ninfa Suzana Ograjensek
Apollo Mirko Guadagnini
Pastori | Spiriti Cyril Auvity, Jeroen de Vaal, Maciej Idziorek, Jakob Huppmann
Orchestra Freiburger Barockorchester
Orchestra Monteverdi Continuo Ensemble
Chorus Arnold Schoenberg Choir
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Olaf Winter

Light design

Olaf WinterDuring studying musicology, journalism and German language and literature studies Olaf Winter created his first own lighting devices at Wolfgang-Borchert-Theater at Münster. Furthermore he studied from 1986 to 1988 Lighting Design at the Studio and Forum of Stage Design at New York. From 1989 on he was light designer of William Forsythe and Ballett Frankfurt and created the lighting inter alia for productions of Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel, Pocket Opera Company at Nürnberg as well as Ensemble Modern (Frank Zappas Yellow Shark). Since 1994 he works regularly for Oper Frankfurt, where he is technical director since 2001. He works as a light designer regularly at L’Opéra de la Bastille, Salzburger Festspiele and Bayerische Staatsoper to name a few. At Theater an der Wien he created at last the light for Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito and Handel’s Giulio Cesare.