The Bassarids (1990)

Original id: 
Start date: 
18 October 1990
End date: 
27 October 1990
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Ancient works:

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Bacchai Euripides
Person Role Notes
W. H. Auden Librettist
Michael Burt Actor Cadmus
Jon Garrison Actor Tiresias
Vernon Hartman Actor Pentheus
Hans Werner Henze Composer
Chester Kallman Librettist
Kenneth Riegel Singer Dionysus / Voice / Stranger
Anja Silja Actor Agave
Christoph von Dohnányi Conductor
Christoph von Dohnányi Director
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Carnegie Hall (New York City, New York, United States) 26 October, 1990 the New York première
Severance Hall (Cleveland, State of Ohio, United States) 17 October, 1990 to 19 October, 1990
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
The Bassarids Libretto archive
It has singers galore, but it's a symphony Newspaper cutting archive
The Bassarids Programme archive

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