World premiere

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Music: Matthew Aucoin
Libretto: Sarah Ruhl* 
World premiere: February 1, 2020, at LA Opera.
Sarah Ruhl’s original play of the same name, upon which the opera is based, premiered at Madison Repertory Theatre (Madison, Wisconsin) on August 29, 2003.

Commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera and LA Opera.
Originally commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera/Lincoln Center Theater New Works Program with support from the OPERA America Repertoire Development Grant.
A co-production of LA Opera and the Metropolitan Opera.

Cast: 
Eurydice: Danielle de Niese
Eurydice’s Father: Rod Gilfry
Orpheus: Joshua Hopkins*
Orpheus Double: John Holiday  
Hades: Barry Banks
Little Stone: Stacey Tappan
Big Stone: Raehann Bryce-Davis*
Loud Stone: Matthew Grills*

Creative team: 
Conductor: Matthew Aucoin
Director: Mary Zimmerman*
Set Designer: Daniel Ostling*
Costume Designer: Ana Kuzmanić*
Lighting Designer: T.J. Gerckens*
Chorus Director: Grant Gershon

* LA Opera debut
‡ Alumna of LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program

Performance dates and times:
Saturday, February 1, 2020, at 7:30pm
Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 7:30pm
Friday, February 14, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 2pm
Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 7:30pm
Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 2pm

Performed in English with English supertitles 

Venue: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, 90012) 
All programs, artists and dates are subject to change. 

Click here to go to the main web page for Eurydice.

Last updated: September 18, 2019