“Orphée aux Enfers” in Marseille

Marseille Opera presents:

from December 27th, 2013 – January 5th, 2014

Orphée aux Enfers

Jacques Offenbach
Friday December 27th, 2013 > 8:00PM
Saturday December 28th, 2013 > 8:00PM
Sunday December 29th, 2013 > 2:30PM
Tuesday December 31st, 2013 > 8:00PM
Friday January 3rd, 2014 > 8:00PM
Sunday January 5th, 2014 > 2:30PM


This joyous descent into Pluto’s Underworld domain inspired Offenbach’s “Infernal Gallop” which became universally known as the lovely “French Cancan”.

DURATION : 2H50 (including intermission)

Orphée aux enfers

Opéra bouffon in 2 acts
Libretto by Hector CRÉMIEUX and Ludovic HALÉVY.
First performed in Paris, Bouffes-Parisiens, on Octobre 21st, 1858.
Last performed at Marseille Opera, on December 31st, 1993.
Wallonia Royal Opera and Metz Opera-Theatre Production

Conductor : Samuel JEAN
Director : Claire SERVAIS
Scenic Designer : Dominique PICHOU
Costume Designer : Jorge JARA
Lighting Designer : Jacques CHATELET
Choreographer : Barry COLLINS


Eurydice : Brigitte HOOL
L’Opinion Publique : Marie-Ange TODOROVITCH
Cupidon : Chloé BRIOT
Diane : Jennifer MICHEL
Vénus : Delia NOBLE
Junon : Anne-Marguerite WERSTER
Minerve : Jennifer COURCIER

Orphée : Philippe TALBOT
Aristée /Pluton : Loïc FÉLIX
Jupiter : Francis DUDZIAK
Mercure : Franck CASSARD
John Styx : Yves COUDRAY
Mars : Jean-Michel MUSCAT

Marseille Opera Orchestra and Chorus

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