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“Actéon” (Suzan Reed)

Opera Lafayette presents: Actéon

Opera Lafayette presents choreographer Seán Curran's semi-staged production of Charpentier's opera Actéon with a cast of seven vocalists and a chamber ensemble. 

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Actéon (1684)
Music by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Ryan Brown, conductor
Seán Curran, director
Colin K. Bills, lighting design
With members of the Opera Lafayette Orchestra

Charpentier's opéra de chasse Actéon, a compelling work of French classicism in one act, comes to life in a semi-staged production directed by the modern choreographer Seán Curran. The story is an allegory of transgression and transformation in which an ideal pastoral setting becomes a landscape of loss, told through exquisitely beautiful solos and choruses by a cast of seven vocalists and chamber ensemble.

Performance Timing:  Part One - 30 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 50 min.
Performed in French with English supertitles.
 

CAST
  Aaron Sheehan 
(Actéon)
  Yulia Van Doren  (Diane)
  Kelly Ballou  (Arthébuze)
  Laetitia De Beck Spitzer  (Daphne)
  Sarah Mesko  (Hyale, Junon)
  François-Olivier Jean, David Newman  (hunters)

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