Kids Commute - Greek & Roman Mythology Week! Wednesday

Nov 1, 2017

Kids Commute Ep. 42 - Greek & Roman Mythology Week! The, "Fly Duet," from ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD.
Credit Original opera poster, 1858

Welcome to Day Three of Greek & Roman Mythology Week on IPR's Kids Commute - classical music for kids!

Today - Jupiter (Zeus) and Pluto both have crushes on Eurydice. In French composer Jacques Offenbach's comic opera, ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD, Pluto tricks Eurydice into dying so she will hang out with him in the Underworld...but Jupiter tries to steal her by turning himself into a fly!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 (Episode 42)
ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD: The Fly Duet
Jacques Offenbach

Here's today's Kids Commute: