Orpheus descends into Hell on a journey to the extremes of human emotion to reclaim his beloved Eurydice. The poignancy of bereavement is threaded through Gluck's version of the Orpheus legend, but love triumphs over death and the opera ends with a life-affirming hymn of joy. Revival. This production contains some nudity.

Performers Alice Coote (Orpheus), Helen Williams (Eurydice), Jeni Bern (Amor).
Music Gluck. Lyrics de Calzabigi. Company English National Opera. Director Martha Clarke (original 1997 production). Director Elaine Tyler-Hall (revival). Design John Conklin. Costume Jane Greenwood. Lighting Paul Pyant. Translation Anne Ridler. Conductor Harry Christophers. Conductor Anthony Legge (Sep 25/27).

Orpheus and Eurydice

Orpheus and Eurydice (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T893412370. Details of all Orpheus and Eurydice archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2043

Archive Listings

11 Sep 01
2 Oct 01
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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