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Opera through the ages

The very first musical theater work that we could define as an opera today was Jacopo Peri’s Dafne, written in the late 1590 s. Little of Peri’s score survives so Claudio Monteverdi’s Orfeo of 1607 takes the crown as the first work which you’re able to hear. Both these composers Read more…

By Baroque Singers, ago