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Composer: Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1643-1704)

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Year of birth1643
Year of death1704
April 2019
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GhentTe Deum

Charpentier, Purcell
B'Rock Orchestra; Lionel Meunier; Vox Luminis

GroningenTe Deum

Charpentier, Purcell
B'Rock Orchestra; Lionel Meunier; Vox Luminis


Charpentier: Médée
Leonardo García Alarcón; Sir David McVicar; Grand Théâtre de Genève; Alan Woodbridge; Bunny Christie; Anna Caterina Antonacci

BrugesDiscover the original behind the Eurovision tunes

Charpentier, Purcell
B'Rock Orchestra; Lionel Meunier; Vox Luminis

BostonVersailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

© Kathy Wittman
Charpentier, de Lalande
Paul O'Dette; Gilbert Blin; Boston Early Music Festival Dance Company; Stephen Stubbs; Robert Mealy; Melinda Sullivan; Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra
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A celebration of French Baroque opera-ballet at Versailles

Edward Tracz (Actéon) © Bruce Zinger
Opera Atelier presents a double bill at the Royal Opera in Versailles filled with Baroque dancing, scenery and music.
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Ex Cathedra for Holy Week at St John’s Smith Square

Ex Cathedra © Paul Arthur
A Lenten programme of 17th-century French and Italian sacred music partially fulfilled its dramatic potential in refined, understated performances. 
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A great crime of passion: Médée in Zurich

Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Medée) and Ivan Thirion (Oronte) © Toni Suter & Tanja Dorendorf
From devoted wife and mother to murdering avenger, Médée is is a challenging role. A new Zurich production firmly secures her place in the collective memory, perhaps for the wrong reasons.
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A celebratory Te Deum for Malta

Sébastien Daucé © Mario Mintoff Photocity
A thrilling programme of church music for the French court by du Mont and Charpentier, performed by Ensemble Correspondances.
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Purcell and Charpentier double bill in Paris

Les Talens Lyriques and Christophe Rousset © Jacques Verrees
Christophe Rousset leads Les Talens Lyrique in a double Baroque bill: Charpentier's Acteon and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas.
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