Phryné is an 1893 opéra comique in 2 acts by Camille Saint-Saëns to a libretto by Lucien Augé de Lassus, based on the life of ancient Greek courtesane Phryne. [1]

Phryné
Opéra comique by Camille Saint-Saëns
Camille Saint-Saëns in 1900 by Pierre Petit.jpg
The composer in 1900, photographed by Pierre Petit
LibrettistLucien Augé de Lassus
LanguageFrench

CastEdit

  • Phryné (soprano)
  • Lampito, esclave de Phryné (soprano)
  • Dicéphile, archonte (bass)
  • Nicias, neveu de Dicéphile (tenor)
  • Cynalopex (tenor)
  • Agoragine (bass)

RecordingsEdit

  • Phryné Denise Duval, Nadine Sautereau, Andre Vessieres, Michel Hamel, Orchestre Lyrique de l'O.R.T.F., Chorale Lyrique de l'O.R.T.F. Jules Gressier. 1960

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sabina Teller Ratner Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835–1921: A Thematic Catalogue of His Complete Works 0198163207 2002