Eurydice

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(Greek mythology) the wife of Orpheus

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Eurydike had trained as a warrior and admired Hippolyta; she "had known as long as she could remember that she should have been a boy" (118).
Feeling herself "cheated by her body at a great turn of fate" (236), Eurydike exemplifies the issue at the heart of Renault's work.
In Kassel he inaugurated a chamber opera series that brought imaginative productions of works by Boieldieu, Cimarosa, Dittersdorf, Gretry, Offenbach, Pergolesi, and Schenk, as well as introducing recent works by Busoni, Korngold, Pfitzner, Schreker, Stravinsky, and the world premiere of Krenek's Orpheus und Eurydike.
New opera involves issues of seeing how music relates to ideology and culture," Johannes Birringer argues; in his rendering, titled Orpheus and Eurydike, multiple narratives, citational references and overlapping performances--including 22 women who simultaneously but independently portray "Eurydike"--serve Birringer's attempt "to break into the myth without having to repeat the story--boy loses girl and tries to get her back.
Johannes Birringer's Orpheus and Eurydike begins what the director calls a "ritual of screaming," while video screens play images of dismembered women's bodies and show "body parts flying around" as sound, text and image all compete for the attention of the audience.
Einige von ihnen wollten unbedingt den grossartigen brasilianischfranzosischen Film Orfeo Negro sehen, aber seit ich ihn besorgt habe, zirkuliert die DVD, ohne dass sie je die neunzig Minuten finden, welche man braucht, um mit diesem Film den Karneval der Funfziger Jahre in Rio, die Musik von Orpheus und die Schonheit von Eurydike heraufzubeschworen.
5-magnitude star by the tiny asteroid 75 Eurydike on the evening of April 2nd.
Orpheus glaubt dabei, die einzige zu uberwindende Hurde bestehe in den Launen der Gotter; dabei ubersieht er, dass Eurydike durch ihren Tod bereits in einen anderen Seinszustand eingetreten ist: "Sie war in sich" (OEH 235).