Synopsis

Acis is in love with Galatea.

 

The monster, Polyphemus, also loves her.

 

In a jealous rage, and spurned by Galatea,

 

Polyphemus hurls a boulder at Acis and mortally wounds him.

 

Galatea uses her magic powers to change her dead lover

 

into a stream that will flow eternally.

 

 

 

 

ABOUT THE OPERA

 

LIBRETTO

 

TIMELINE

 

THE MOZART ARRANGEMENT

 

 

Acis and Galatea - original costume sketch by Isaac Mizrahi.

See the full set in the Gallery.