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Orpheus' trip to the Underworld to recover Eurydice. First performed in 1858 and perhaps the first ever full-length classical operetta, this opera is perhaps most famous for the 'Can Can', or as it is properly called, 'The Infernal Gallop'. Sung in English


Jeni Bern (Eurydice), Benjamin Segal (Orpheus), Daniel Broad (Pluto), Ian Caddy (Jupiter), Nuala Willis (Public Opinion), Oliver White (Mercury), John Lofthouse (John Styx), Nicola Stonehouse (Diana), Jane Harrington (Cupid), Verity Parker (Venus), Louise Crane (Minerva), Jill Pert (Juno), Maciek O'Shea (Mars)


Music: Offenbach
Lyrics(s): Ludivoc Halevy, Hector-Jonathan Cremieux
Producer: Holland Park
Translation: Jeremy Sames
Conductor: John Owen Edwards
Director: Tom Hawkes
Design: Peter Rice
Choreographer: Jenny Weston

Orpheus in the Underworld

Orpheus in the Underworld (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0851996374. Details of all Orpheus in the Underworld archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2044

Archive Listings

30 Jun 09
11 Jul 09
Opera Holland Park - Open Air Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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