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The Golden Ass
Composer:Randolph Peters
Librettist:Robertson Davies
Synopsis
Festus recounts the tale of the young Lucius, who comes upon the beautiful Fotis at the Carthage court and attempts to impress her by imitating the witch Pamphilea's magic. Instead, he turns himself into an ass and must undergo numerous humiliations before returning to human form.

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Canadian Opera CompanyThe Golden Ass4/4/1999 - 4/23/1999


OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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Opera for a New America 1994

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
01:56

Number of Acts
2

Musical Style
Modern; classical; with a touch of jazz

Vocal & Musical Forces
Singers: 10 principal roles; chorus: 40. Dancers: 8. One acting role. Orchestra: 59 players

Original Cast
Judith Forst (Pamphilea); Theodore Baerg (Festus, the Fabulist); Rebecca Caine (Fotis); Raymond Aceto (Leader of the Bandits)


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