ORFEUS - the personnel

The information below is a breakdown of the artistic personnel needed for ORFEUSthe world's first House Music Opera.

Actual personnel will vary depending on the venue, number of performances, and other factors.


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Concert

  • 1 male soloist (Orfeus)
  • 1 sound engineer
  • 1 keyboardist (optional)
  • 1 cello player (optional)
  • orchestra (optional)

For the Concert production, the entire show is performed with a pre-recorded audio track (either with or without video), unless live instrumentalists are engaged.

 

Semi-Staged

  • 1 male soloist (Orfeus)
  • 1 female soloist (Euridice)
  • 3 actors or dancers (The Furies)
  • 1 keyboardist (optional)
  • small chamber ensemble (e.g.: string quintet)
  • 1 sound engineer
  • 1 DJ (optional)

For the Semi-Staged production, the show is performed either entirely with a pre-recorded audio track with video, or a combination of live and pre-recorded music with video.

 

Theatrical

  • 2 male soloists (Orfeus, Pluto)
  • 4 female female soloists (Euridice, The Furies)
  • 8 - 10 actors
  • 3 dancers
  • 1 keyboardist
  • 1 electric string player (cello or violin)
  • 1 jazz/trip hop ensemble (drums, bass, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, synths)
  • full chamber orchestra
  • gospel choir (16-20 voices)
  • 1 sound engineer
  • 1 DJ

For the Theatrical production, the show is performed with a combination of live music, live-produced and pre-recorded electronic music (performed live by the DJ), and video.