Bassarids, The

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Bassarids, The. Opera seria with intermezzo in 1 act by Henze to lib. by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman based on The Bacchae of Euripides. Comp. 1965. Prod. Salzburg 1966 in Ger. trans. by M. Bosse-Sporleder; Santa Fe 1968 (in orig. Eng.); London (broadcast) 1968; ENO 1974 (cond. and prod. Henze).