June 1, 2006 | Los Angeles Opera
Grendel: Transcendence of the Great Big Bad
Composer:Elliot Goldenthal
Librettist:Julie Taymor and J. D. McClatch
Synopsis
Retelling of the Beowulf epic from the monster's perspective.

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
03:00

Original Cast
Eric Owens (GRENDEL)
Charles Robert Austin (KING HROTHGAR - JUNE 1, 3, 8)
Raymond Aceto (KING HROTHGAR - JUNE 11, 14, 17)
Richard Croft (THE BLIND HARPIST/THE SHAPER)
Denyce Graves (THE DRAGON)
Jay Hunter Morris (UNFERTH)
Laura Claycomb (QUEEN WEALTHEOW)
Desmond Richardson (BEOWULF)
David Gagnon (SHADOW GRENDEL)
Jonathan Hays (SHADOW GRENDEL)
Charles Temkey (SHADOW GRENDEL)
Maureen Francis (DRAGONETTE)
Hanan Alattar (DRAGONETTE)
Jessica Swink (DRAGONETTE)
Kyle Hampson (CHILD GRENDEL/BOY SHAPER)
Sean Sullivan (PRINCE HROTHGAR)
George Sterne (THE PROPAGANDIST)
Lisa Crave (SOPRANO SOLOIST)
Veronica Christenson (ALTO SOLOIST)



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