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Zeus and the Pamplemousse
Jeffery McCune
Michael Cavanagh
Maestro Tyrone Paterson (Co-Artistic Director)
Jean Desmarais (Accompanist/Music Director)
John Cook (Zeus)
Joyce El-Khoury (Carmezzo)
Denis Lawlor (Alamvivos)
Maghan Stewart (Nananina)
David Lankenau (Diepfried)
Jean Desmarais (Thief)
December 13, 2002
Opera Lyra Ottawa
A Chamber Opera in One Amusing Act. Zeus and the Pamplemousse follows the quest of Zeus, ruler of all, spying on the mayor of Athens and his family. Zeus, worried that the mayor's family is siphoning money from the city's coffers, creates a magic grapefruit to help find the culprit. The enchanted fruit compels anyone who eats it to tell the truth. Created to delight young audiences.
Zeus (Baritone)
Carmezzo (Mezzo-soprano)
Alamvivos (Tenor)
Nananina (Soprano)
Diepfried (Tenor)
Thief (Accompanist/Music Director)
Laila-Gabrielle Cote, Opera Lyra Ottawa
2 Daly Ave. Suite 110
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6E2, CANADA

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