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Pénélope 2000Edinburgh International Festival

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Another rarity from the French repertoire, Pénélope proved to be a rewarding experience - the subtlety is almost to be taken for granted in a composer with Fauré's talent for songwriting. But the sense of drama was less expected and very welcome.

This performance, consistently well sung, and beautifully conducted, made for a thoroughly rewarding evening.

Performance Cast

Pénélope wife of Ulysse

Michelle DeYoung

Ulysse King of Ithaca

Michael Schade

Eurymaque a suitor

Christopher Maltman

Euryclée Ulysse's old nurse

Nadine Denize

Cléone attendant on Pénélope

Isabel Cals

Antinoüs a suitor

Marc Laho


Jamie MacDougall

Eumée a shepherd

Donald Maxwell

Performance DatesPénélope 2000

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Festival Theatre, Edinburgh | Edinburgh

27 Aug, 19.30

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