Bienen Ensembles

CANCELED: Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 7:30pm

Cahn Auditorium

For the health and safety of the Bienen School community and our valued patrons, the live performance of this event has been canceled.

Northwestern University Opera Theater is at work on an experimental opera film, Orfeo Remote.

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Joachim Schamberger, director

Often considered the first great opera, Monteverdi's Orfeo retells the story of legendary musician and poet Orpheus's journey to the underworld to rescue his love Eurydice.

Cahn Auditorium


600 Emerson Street
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Cahn Auditorium is the largest performance space on campus, with more than 1,000 seats and an orchestra pit. The venue offers main floor and balcony seating. Larger Bienen School opera productions are held here.