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Composer: Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)

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Year of birth1632
Year of death1687
NationalityFrance
PeriodBaroque
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LondonAll About The Dance

Muffat, Lully, Handel, Fischer, Bach
The Brook Street Band

LondonConnexion Italien

Connexion Italien
Rossi, Cavalli, Lully
Jessica Eucker; Unknown; William Summers

GrazDanse Macabre

© A&A
Lully, Handel, Purcell, Saint-Saëns, Dvořák, Ligeti
Unknown, Harpsichord

AllerødThe Morning We Were Shepherds

Playford, Lully, Aubert le Vieux
Poul Høxbroe; Musicians from Concerto Copenhagen; Fredrik From; Jesenka Balic Zunic; Frederick Bock

BambergOrgel und Trompeten

Philidor the Elder, Bach, Torelli, Langlais, Lully, Liszt, Handel
Christian Schmitt; Lutz Randow; Markus Mester; Thomas Forstner
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Lully's Alceste a great success in Versailles

Christophe Rousset © Eric Larrayadieu
Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques perform Alceste, the most recent effort in their almost complete set of Lully's operas. A strong cast and a remarkable chorus complete a successful performance.
****1
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French Baroque in Stockholm

© Anders Dahlin
Anders Dahlin's haute-contre shines in in a concert led by Mariangiola Martello in the Grünewaldsalen.
****1
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A historical curiosity in Valletta: Atys en Folie

Atys © Mario Mintoff PhotoCity
The opera parody Atys en Folie created for the Valletta International Baroque festival is an interesting historical curiosity, but the genre's very specific brand of humour doesn't appeal to everyone.

All the evenings of the world

Jordi Savall © Teresa Llordes
Jordi Savall's returns to 1991 film soundtrack and captivates a full house at St John's Smith Square.
*****
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Quixotic resplendence in Mexico

Raquel Andueza and La Galanía © Cortesísia Festival Internacional Cervantino
From Strauss's tone poem to Telemann's instrumental suite, Don Quixote's winning fantasy has captured the imagination of composers through the ages. 
****1
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