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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 EnglishPerformers 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 Ludivoc Halevy. Lyrics Hector-Jonathan Cremieux. Producer Holland Park. Translation Jeremy Sames. Conductor John Owen Edwards. Director Tom Hawkes. Design Peter Rice. Choreographer Jenny Weston.
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