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Michele Crosera

Teatro La Fenice

Alceste – ‘Ombre, larve’

Extracts | Gluck

Act I. Apollo’s oracle pronounces his verdict: Admetus will die unless someone else is sacrificed in his place. Initially aghast and confused, Alcestis wonders who might love Admetus so much that they would sacrifice their own life. She decides to offer her own life in exchange for her husband’s. Directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi and conducted by Guillaume Tourniaire.

Alceste - Watch the full performance on OperaVision from 3 April to 2 October 2020.