St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Oedipus Rex

opera-oratorio in two acts (concert performance)

Music by Igor Stravinsky
Libretto (in French) by Jean Cocteau, after the play Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles
Latin sections translated by Jean Danielou

Oedipus: Sergei Semishkur
Greon: Mikhail Petrenko
Jocasta: Yulia Matochkina
Tiresias: Pavel Shmulevich
Shepherd: Alexander Timchenko
The Messenger: Ilya Bannik

The Narrator (performed in Russian): Nikolai Marton

The Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Marius Stravinsky

Age category 12+

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