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Opera

Platée

Premiere

August 11, 1997

The Royal Opera

Royal Opera - Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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Choreography
Mark Morris
Music
Jean-Philippe Rameau - Comédie Lyrique ("Ballet Bouffon") In a Prologue and Three Acts
Scenic Design
Adrianne Lobel
Costume Design
Isaac Mizrahi
Lighting Design
James F. Ingalls
Instrumentation
orchestra and chorus
Number of Dancers
17
Runtime
2 hours 45 minutes

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Details

Libretto by Adrien-Joseph Le Valois d'Orville after Jacques Autreau's play Platée, ou Junon jalouse

An original Royal Opera Covent Garden/Discalced, Inc. production in association with the Edinburgh International Festival of 1997.

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