A NEW (OLD) OPERA IS BORN
  • Sappho – world premiere opera recorded in 2012.
  • Composed by internationally renowned Australian composer Peggy Glanville-Hicks
  • Libretto by Lawrence Durrell, with original text by Sappho (circa 630BC)
  • Commissioned by the San Francisco Opera for Maria Callas in 1963
  • Never performed in its entirety - until now.

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What’s New

Buy the CD

Sappho is now available for purchase internationally. For direct links to particpating music shops and to place online orders, click on the appropriate region. AUSTRALIA, UNITED KINGDOM, USA, EUROPE. Individual MP3 files and the CD liner notes (including the full libretto) can now be downloaded at the Toccata Classics website.

Learn More & Listen to Excerpts

Download the ABC Radio National Podcast featuring an interview with Jennifer Condon and excerpts of the opera. Read more in articles from The Sydney Morning Herald and the Music Forum magazine.

 

Read the Reviews!

International Record Review (UK) awarded Sappho their IRR Outstanding label in the March 2013 edition. Limelight Magazine featured Sappho as the CD of the month in February 2013.