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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'.Performers Nicholas Sharratt (Orpheus), Jane Harrington (Eurydice), Maire Flavin (Public Opinion), Brendan Collins (Jupiter), Daire Halpin (Diana), Gavan Ring (Pluto/Aristaeus), Ross McInroy (John Styx/Mars), Marie Claire Breen (Venus/Cupid), Olivia Ray (Juno), Christopher Diffey (Mercury).
Music Offenbach. Lyrics Ludivoc Halevy. Lyrics Hector-Jonathan Cremieux. Company Scottish Opera. Company Northern Ireland Opera. Translation Rory Bremner. Musical Director Clare Haslin (piano). Musical Director Ruth Wilkinson (piano). Director Oliver Mears. Design Simon Holdsworth. Lighting Giuseppe di Iorio. Choreographer Anna Morrissey.
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