09 November 2007

The Orpheus Myth in Modern Culture

CentreCATH at Leeds

The Opera North Centre, Friday 23 November - Sunday 25 November

Over three afternoons, leading speakers from the arts and academic worlds explore the enduring potency of the Orpheus Myth – from Monteverdi’s opera to American tv series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

As well as the discussions the conference will also feature film screenings (including Jean Cocteau’s Orphee and Marcel Camus’ Black Orpheus), poetry readings and live performance.

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