Odysseus & the Cyclops
Children's opera by Andrew Downes
in 3 parts for baritone soloist, child soloists and choir, school orchestra, and piano (teacher's part)

The one eyed Polyphemus by Marshall, Logan, tr 

On this page:

Homer's Odyssey

Watch the following excellent introduction to the epic Greek poem that contains the story of Odysseus & the Cyclops:

The Story of Odysseus & the Cyclops

Here is a short animation:

The Opera

Watch the performance of Andrew Downes' opera by schools in Hagley, Worcestershire in 1988:

Other resources:

The Composer

Watch the composer being interviewed before the premiere in 1982:

Learn more about Andrew Downes

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