The Oresteia (1993)

Original id: 
4628
Start date: 
30 March 1993
End date: 
1 June 1993
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Distant relative
Production notes: 
Described as "memory theatre (opera)" in seven parts for soloists, dancer, and ensemble. The libretto is based mainly on Tony Harrison's translation, but it also includes some passages from the Oresteia in ancient Greek and a fragment from Sappho's The Stars and the Moon.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
Languages: 
English
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

How to cite this production

The Oresteia (1993), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/4628 <21 January 2021>