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The internationally acclaimed Boston Early Music Festival presents Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria as part of The Monteverdi Trilogy—staged productions of his three surviving operas as the centerpiece of the June 2015 Festival.

Artistic Directors Paul O’Dette and Stephen Stubbs, Opera Director Gilbert Blin, and Orchestra Director Robert Mealy lead a new fully-staged production featuring tenor Colin Balzer as Ulisse and mezzo-soprano Mary-Ellen Nesi as Penelope.

Three performances at the Boston University Theatre—Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 3:30pm, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 7pm and Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7pm; pre-opera talks will precede each performance.


Approximate Running Time:
210 minutes with one intermission.