Orphée aux enfers

Jacques Offenbach

Orphée aux enfers

“Orpheus in the Underworld”

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Offenbach's theater license, granted in 1855, limited his stage works to one act and three performers. Three years later, authorities lifted these restrictions, enabling Offenbach to forge his most enduring creations, the first of which was Orphée aux enfers. It is one of numerous of Offenbach's works that are satires ... read more