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Oedipe is destined to murder his father and marry his mother. His parents arrange for his murder but instead he is raised as a prince of Corinth. Discovering the prophecy, he flees Corinth - only unwittingly to kill his true father and marry his mother. UK Premiere. Sung in French with English surtitlesPerformers Johan Reuter (Oedipe), Sarah Connolly (Jocaste), Samuel Youn (Creon), Claudia Huckle (Merope), John Tomlinson (Tiresias), Alan Oke (Shepherd), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Sphinx), Hubert Francis (Laios/Shepherd), Sophie Bevan (Antigone), Nicolas Courjal (High Priest), Stefan Kocan (Watchman), In-Sung Sim (Phorbas), Samuel Dale Johnson (Thesee), Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
Music George Enescu. Lyrics Edmond Fleg. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Leo Hussain. Director Alex Olle. Director Valentina Carrasco (associate director). Design Alfons Flores. Costume Lluc Castells. Lighting Peter van Praet. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
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