Orfeo Nel Canale Alimentare: An Animated Opera

October 2, 2017 Add to Calendar

7 p.m.


Shanahan Center, Drinkward Recital Hall
320 E. Foothill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711


Free and open to public; refreshments served.

In this animated opera (2017; 10 min), Orpheus attempts to rescue Eurydice from a bout of indigestion by crossing the river of her inner-under world. But in the alimentary canal there are no heroes, only the multitudes.

Commissioned by Imagine Science Films as part of an anthology about chimeras.

Written, directed and animated by Rachel Mayeri
Music by Bill Alves
Music performed by Bill Alves, Lynn Burrows, Anne Harley, David Wilson
David Wilson as Orfeo
Anne Harley as Eurydice
Sound design by Walter Ledesma
Costume by Sherry Linnell, Pomona College Theater Department
Thanks Erika Dyson, Brian Shuve, Stephen Pallrand, Ignazio and Heather Moresco, Harvey Mudd College