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VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From18th October 2019
To13th November 2019
WhenOct 18,25, Nov 7,13 at 19:00. Oct 29 at 18:00
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The Mask of Orpheus

The Mask of OrpheusT816879632
The Orpheus myth in which the opera represents just part one of four. The opera follows a non-linear narrative, as the leading characters appear in three distinct guises.
Music Harrison Birtwistle

Archive :: production:T816879632, opera or operetta:S0988727125, venue:V376

Production details

First performance in London since 1986. Performed in English


Producer English National Opera
Conductor Martyn Brabbins
Conductor James Henshaw (second conductor)
Director Daniel Kramer
Design Lizzie Clachan
Costume Daniel Lismore
Lighting Peter Mumford
Design Peter Mumford (video design)
Performer Peter Hoare (Orpheus the Man)
Performer Daniel Norman (Orpheus the Myth/Hades)
Performer Marta Fontanals-Simmons (Eurydice the Woman)
Performer Susan Bickley (Eurydice the Myth/Persephone)
Performer James Cleverton (Aristaeus the Man)
Performer Simon Bailey (Aristaeus the Myth/Charon)
Performer Claron McFadden (The Oracle of the Dead/Hecate)
Performer Robert Haward (The Caller)
Performer William Morgan (First Priest/Judge of the Dead)
Performer David Ireland (Second Priest/Judge of the Dead)
Performer Simon Wilding (Third Priest/Judge of the Dead)
Performer Charlotte Shaw (First Woman/Fury 1)
Performer Katie Coventry (Second Woman/Fury 2)
Performer Katie Stevenson (Third Woman/Fury 3)

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