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Orpheus – the most haunting love story ever told

Orpheus – the most haunting love story ever told

Modern re-imaginings of Greek myths are a popular storytelling trope – my favourite of recent years being Anais Mitchell’s excellent folk opera Hadestown, which sets the story of Orpheus and Eurydice in a post-apocalyptic depression-era mining town. Riffing on the same myth, in which the poet Orpheus makes a doomed attempt to rescue his love Eurydice from Hades’ Underworld, and...

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