1 January 2003
Degree of relationship to ancient play:
A setting of Robert Lowell's verse translation (1961) of Racine's Phèdre Part of 2003 BBC Proms, following the season theme of Ancient Greek myths; prom 65, performed with Stravinksy's Oedipus Rex to combine two 'classic Greek myths of incestuous passion' as explained in the programme.
Media of production:
Opera, musical and related genres