Christoph Willibald Gluck

Born 2 July 1714. Died 15 November 1787.
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Christoph Willibald Gluck

The life of the 18th century German composer, famous for Orfeo ed Euridice.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Ezio (Il Complesso Barocco / Alan Curtis)

    Ezio (Il Complesso Barocco / Alan Curtis) 2011

    Reviewed by Graham Rogers
    Showcases its singers’ virtuosic displays – and what a cast this is.
  2. Review of Orphée et Eurydice

    Orphée et Eurydice 2010

    Reviewed by Graham Rogers
    Despite some shortcomings, the poignancy of the music shines through here.
  3. Review of Alceste


    Reviewed by Andrew McGregor
    With this recording of Alceste, Sir John Eliot Gardiner redresses the balance and...