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Rameau: Les Indes galantes

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Müpa: Béla Bartók National Concert Hall1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1., Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary
On Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 19:00
György VashegyiConductor
Chantal Santon-JefferySopranoHébé, Zima
Katherine WatsonSopranoÉmilie
Véronique GensSopranoPhani
Reinoud Van MechelenTenorValère, Carlos, Damon
Jean-Sébastien BouBaritoneOszmán, Adario
Thomas DoliéBaritoneBellona, Huascar
Purcell Choir
Orfeo Orchestra

"What kind of 'Indians' is this all about?” the concert-goer might ask. The American Indians, the original inhabitants of the continent! Paying a visit to Paris in November 1725, Chief Agapit Chicagou and his companions were received by King Louis XV. They also performed their dances at the Théâtre-Italien. In the audience was Jean-Philippe Rameau, who was directly inspired by this experience to compose Les Indes galantes.

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