Offenbach's Orpheus in the underworldAdditional title: Orpheus with his luteAdditional title: Orpheus in the underworldAdditional title: Orphée aux enfers. Selections. English; arrangedAdditional title: Hellenic Festival
NamesOffenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 (Composer)Park, Phil, 1907-1978 (Librettist)Hanmer, Ronald (Arranger)Green, Constance (Performer)Lang, Ellen (Performer)Philley, Charlotte (Performer)Reese, Irwin (Performer)Shelhart, John (Performer)Appleman, Abraham (Instrumentalist)Rogers, Robert (Instrumentalist)Pally, Alan J. (Producer)Philley, Charlotte (Speaker)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Producer)New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Presenter)
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2005-04-04
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LVH 2741
TopicsOperas -- Excerpts, ArrangedOrpheus (Greek mythological character) -- DramaGods, Greek -- DramaOffenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Orphée aux enfers
NotesStatement of responsibility: presented by the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center ; Alan J. Pally, producer.Language: Concert performance in English.Content: Title from house program.Content: House program (2 p.), including plot synopsis and biographical information about the singer and performers, available on request, in *LVH 2741.Funding: "The Orpheus series is part of the Hellenic Festival, made possible by a generous grant from the Stavros S. Niarchos Foundation. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts gratefully acknowledges the leadership support of Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman" -- Program.Creation/production credits: Music by Jacques Offenbach ; new book and lyrics by Phil Park ; abridged vesion with music adapted and arranged by Ronald Hanmer ; introduced by Charlotte Philley.Performers: Constance Green (Eurydice), Ellen Lang (Calliope and Juno), Charlotte Philley (The Storyteller and Mercury), Irwin Reese (Orpheus and Jupiter), John Shelhart (Pluto), Abraham Appleman (The Violin of Orpheus), Robert Rogers (Bacchus), pianist.Venue: Videotaped as part of the Hellenic Festival, the Orpheus series 2005 April 4 the Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (66 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20200248Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2a38c0c0-e87c-0131-8782-3c075448cc4b
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