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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)

Music Text      Deutsch
Libretto by Hector Crémieux (with the collaboration of Ludovic Halévy); original German version by Ludwig Kalisch; new German version by Gunter Selling; new English version by Richard Duployen (F,G,E)

Scoring
5S,2M,4T,Bar,B,actor; chorus; ballet; 2(II=picc).1.2.1-2.2.1(or3).0-timp.perc-strings
Gutheim/Reinking arrangement: 2.2.2.2-4.2.2.0-timp.perc-harp-strings
Lamprecht arrangement: 2.2.2.2-2.2.2.0-timp.perc-strings
Abbreviations (PDF)

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.


For full details on this stagework, including synopsis and roles, please visit our Opera section.


World Premiere
10/21/1858
Salle Choiseul, Paris
Unknown


World premiere of version
10/30/1999
Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck
Brigitte Fassbaender, director / Ensemble Tiroler Landestheater / Georg Schmöhe


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