Mythology and Opera (15)

Heroes, Gods and Epics from Greco-Roman Mythology

Composers have long been inspired by heroes, gods and epics from Greco-Roman mythology: Orpheus and Eurydice, Ariadne on Naxos, the myth of Perseus, the return of Ulysses to his homeland… In this selection of operas and documentaries, rediscover some of the most famous myths, marvelously set to music by Monteverdi, Strauss, Lully...

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