• CCM Opera d’arte – Undergraduate Opera Series •
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy
Amy Johnson, director
Brett Scott, music director and conductor
Offenbach’s operetta is a satirical retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and his journey to the underworld to save his beloved, Eurydice. In this version, Orpheus and Eurydice are unhappily married, and he reluctantly travels to the underworld in an attempt to retrieve his estranged wife from her new lover, Pluto. The comical opera features beloved music, including a popular can-can.
Feb. 4-6, 2022
Cohen Family Studio Theater, CCM Village
University of Cincinnati
*The health and safety of our community remains our top priority. Based on current conditions, performance venues will be reduced to 50% capacity. All individuals, including audience members and performers, are required to wear facial coverings indoors, following guidelines from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Additional measures may be in place as conditions develop based on guidance from the CDC and UC’s physician-led COVID response team. Visit the UC Public Health website and CCM's COVID-19 website for additional information and updates.
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