Isleworth Baroque was founded in 2002 by Helena Brown. We are based in West London and are dedicated to performing 17th and 18th century operas. Our numbers include singers, dancers, instrumentalists and production staff. We are an amateur group, led and tutored by professionals and always aim for the highest standards in our performances.
Recent production: Monteverdi’s Orfeo
30th and 31st October, and 1st November 2013
Performed at West Thames College, London Rd, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 4HS.
We performed a fully staged production of Monteverdi’s opera, Orfeo.
The opera is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus, and tells the story of his descent to Hades and his fruitless attempt to bring his dead bride Eurydice back to the living world.
Written in 1607 for a court performance during the annual Carnival at Mantua, L’Orfeo is one of the earliest music dramas still regularly performed.