Opera: Orlando

By George Frideric Handel, The Helix, Dublin, Sept 29

6th October, 2007

By George Frideric Handel, The Helix, Dublin, Sept 29

Annilese Miskimmon, artistic director of Opera Theatre Company (OTC), has an intriguing theory about Handel’s opera Orlando.

It is that the intensely private Handel, who kept his love life to himself – if he had one – used the tragic case of the mythical war hero Orlando to reflect his own emotional turmoil at the breakup of a supposed relationship with a soprano nicknamed The...

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