Offenbach - Keck: Orphée aux Enfers (OEK critical edition: 1858 version) (Orpheus in der Unterwelt / Orpheus in the Underworld) (1858) 150'

Opéra-bouffon in two acts (four scenes)

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Libretto by Hector Crémieux (with the collaboration of Ludovic Halévy); original German version by Ludwig Kalisch; new German versions by Wolfgang Quetes, Günter Selling and Wolfgang Böhmer; new English version by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

5S,2M,4T,Bar,B,actor; chorus; ballet; 2(I,II=picc).1.2.1-2.2.1(or3).0-timp.perc(1):BD/cym/tamb/tgl-strings
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World Premiere
Salle Choiseul, Paris

World premiere of version
Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck
Brigitte Fassbaender, director / Ensemble Tiroler Landestheater / Georg Schmöhe

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