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Kiosk Radio Playlist #12

Greek mythology

With the world creation of Bernard Foccroulle's Cassandra last month, and the upcoming concert version of Handel's Giulio Cesare in Egitto, the myths and stories of classical antiquity reign supreme at the start of the new La Monnaie season. This playlist invites you to embark on a two-hour musical journey from baroque opera to contemporary music, in the company of Hercules, Psyche, Pan, Dido, Orpheus, Medea, and many others.


• Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas – Thy hand, Belinda / When I am laid in earth
• Benjamin Britten: Young Apollo        
• Ernst Boehe: Aus Odysseus' Fahrten – III. Die Klage der Nausikaa   
• Jacques Offenbach: Orphée aux Enfers – ouverture 
• Camille Saint-Saëns: Le Rouet d'Omphale     
• Samuel Barber: Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance       
• Alexander Scriabin: Prometheus (Poem of Fire)
• Karol Szymanowski: Myths - II. Narcissus
• Jean Sibelius: Pan and Echo    
• Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos – Gibt es kein Hinüber?
• César Franck: Psyché – I. Le sommeil de Psyché
• Sarah Kirkland Snider: Penelope – IV. The Lotus Eaters