4 August 2003
5 August 2003
Degree of relationship to ancient play:
Richard Strauss' setting for mixed chorus and boys' voices, written in 1943 as a pendant to his 1938 opera 'Daphne', which tells the story of Daphne's transformation into a laurel tree. Part of 2003 BBC Proms, following the season theme of Ancient Greek myths; prom 24.
Media of production:
Opera, musical and related genres