Rent Nikolaus Harnoncourt: Monteverdi: L'Orfeo on DVD

Nikolaus Harnoncourt: Monteverdi: L'Orfeo

1978 Rated NR 1hr 42m

One of the earliest known operas, "L'Orfeo" recounts the Greek myth of Orpheus, who travels to the underworld in hopes of bringing back his lost love, Euridice. Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts the Monteverdi Ensemble of the Zürich Opera House in this 1978 production of the classic work, directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle and starring Philippe Huttenlocher. Close attention to period detail in costuming and sets brings the story vividly to life.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like Nikolaus Harnoncourt: Monteverdi: L'Orfeo

Verdi: Luisa Miller The Pirates of Penzance Karajan: Beethoven: Symphony 2 & 3 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 Maria Stuarda Karajan/Mutter: Vivaldi: Four Seasons Karajan: Beethoven: Symphony 4 & 5 Barenboim: Tristan und Isolde Karajan: New Year's Eve Concert 1988 Woyzeck

Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Chinese Simplified, French, German, Italian, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

Italian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.