Orpheus and Eurydice (1740)

Original id: 
Start date: 
12 February 1740
End date: 
12 February 1740
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Pantomime. Libretto - Lewis Theobald (or John Hill?).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Georgics Virgil
Person Role Notes
Johann Friedrich Lampe Composer
Lewis Theobald (1688-1744) Librettist
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 788 Grove 1980, 10:421 / Fiske 1973, pp. 92, 165fl., 547 / Nicoll 1959-66, 2:359

How to cite this production

Orpheus and Eurydice (1740), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/12852 <22 February 2024>