Opera in three acts.

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  • chorus
  • 3 Basses, Countertenor, 3 Mezzo Sopranos, 4 Sopranos, 4 Tenors
  • Stephen Oliver
  • Ottavio Rinuccini

Programme Note


The story of Orpheus and Euridice, written to be played at a wedding. Tragedy enters in the prologue and blandly informs us that the ending has been changed in honour of the happy pair: Orpheus may keep his lady.