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Edinburgh International Festival: Orfeo ed Euridice


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An opera in four acts
Music by Haydn
sung in Italian
Cast in order of singing:
Chorus-Master, Arthur Oldham SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA Leader, Sam Bor
From the King's Theatre, Edinburgh
Act 1
Scene 1 A rocky beach by a forest Scene 2 A room in Creonte's palace
Act 2
Scene 1 A garden near the palace bcene 2 A room in the palace

Euridice, daughter to Creonte - JOAN SUTHERLAND (soprano)
Orfco, a Thracian bard - NICOLAI GEDDA (tenor)
Creonte, King of Thebes - SPIRO MALAS (bass)
Attendant, serving Creonte - MALCOLM KING (tenor)
Captain, serving Arideo - JOHN GRAHAM (bass)
Genius - MARY O'BRIEN (soprano)
Plutone, God of the Underworld - SIMON GILBERT (bass)


Music By: Haydn Libretto
Unknown: Carlo Francesco Badini
Chorus-Master: Arthur Oldham
Leader: Sam Bor
Conducted By: Richard Bonynge
Produced By: Rudolf Hartmann

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Edinburgh International Festival: Orfeo ed Euridice

Network Three, 9 September 1967 19.00

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