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Orphée

Composer:
Philip Glass
Original Language:
French
Librettist:
Jean Cocteau, adapted by Philip Glass and edited by Robert Brustein
Description:
Opera in Two Acts
Notes:

Based on the film by Jean Cocteau

Time:
1940s
Place:
in and around Paris
Role Voice Part Classification
Orphée Baritone L
Eurydice Soprano L
La Princesse Soprano L
Heurtebise Tenor L
Judge Bass F
Poet Bass F
Aglaonice Mezzo-Soprano S
Cégeste Tenor S
Le Commissaire Bass-Baritone S
Reporter Tenor B
Glazier Tenor B
Policeman Baritone B
Radio Announcer Spoken B
 
Minimum Chorus:  No chorus