books

Philip Glass – Orphée

The Making of an Opera

1993

Karen Kopp, Petra Wenzel, Hans Schürmann, Werner Lippert

CATALOG:
n.n. edition ISBN: 3-930058-01-4.

LANGUAGE:
German

NOTES:
Orphée

1993

is a chamber opera by Philip Glass in two acts for ensemble and soloists. The libretto was adapted by Philip Glass from the film of the same name by Jean Cocteau (in French).

It was commissioned by the American Repertory Theatre, Cambridge (USA) and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York (USA).

It was premiered at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge (USA) on May 14th, 1993.