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Venue: Château de Versailles, Paris

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AddressBvd du Roi
Paris
Île-de-France
France
Contains Galerie des Batailles
Chapelle Royale
Galerie des Glaces
Grand Trianon
Plaine de la Reine
Royal Opera House
Salle des Croisades
Salles du Château
Salon d'Hercule
Stroll in the gardens / Promenade dans les jardins illuminés
Terrasses
Google maps48° 48' 17.541" N 2° 7' 14.633" E
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ParisGiasone

Cavalli: Giasone
Leonardo Garcia Alarcón; Serena Sinigaglia; Ezio Toffolutti; Mariana Florès; Mary Feminear

ParisHaydn, Mozart

Haydn, Mozart
Raphaël Pichon; Sabine Devieilhe; Sara Mingardo; John Irvin; Nahuel di Pierro

ParisMozart

Mozart
Camerata Ireland; Barry Douglas

ParisBach

Bach: St John Passion, BWV245
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra; Ton Koopman; Yetzabel Arias Fernández; Maarten Engeltjes; Tilman Lichdi; Klaus Mertens

ParisSchütz, Schein

Schütz, Schein
Simon-Pierre Bestion; Claire Lefilliâtre; Fiona McGown; Sébastien Obrecht; Vincent Lièvre-Picard

ParisCouperin

Couperin: Trois Leçons de Ténèbres
Deborah Cachet; Eva Zaïcik; Giuseppina Bridelli; Sylvia Abramowicz

ParisBach : Motets

Bach, Bach J.C., Kuhnau, Bach J.L.
Les Arts Florissants; Paul Agnew

ParisBeethoven

Beethoven
Simon Ghraichy; Ensemble Matheus; Jean-Christophe Spinosi
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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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Cavalli's Erismena charms in Versailles

Andrea Bonsignore (Agrippo), Jakub Józef Orliński (Orimeno) and Francesca Aspromonte (Erismena) © Pascal Victor
A young, vibrant cast brings to life a rarely performed Baroque opera, in the production from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence.
***11
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Baroque pyrotechnics: Handel's Serse dazzles at Versailles

Franco Fagioli © Julian Laidig
An evening of exquisite Baroque music and flamboyant coloratura at the Royal Theatre in Versailles.
*****
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Handel's Tamerlano dazzles Versailles

Xavier Sabata © Julian Laidig
Handel's Tamerlano seduces the Versailles Opéra audience in a concert performance.
****1
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Artaserse: A Countertenor Extravaganza at Versailles

Max Emanuel Cenčić (Mandane) and Franco Fagioli (Arbace) © Julian Laidig
The sensational countertenor Franco Fagioli led an all-male cast in an extravagant staging of Vinci's Artaserse, a neglected Baroque opera,  at the Royal Opera House at Versailles.
*****
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An Acis and Galatea without sparkle in Versailles

Handel’s original version of Acis and Galatea was written in 1717–18 at Cannons, a stately home in Middlesex. Composed with light orchestration, it was not meant to be performed in an opera theatre, but rather in this private mansion.
**111
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Cosi fan tutte à Versailles : les jeux sont faits !

Jean-Sébastien Bou (Don Alfonso) © Mats Backer
Retour sur le dernier volet de la triologie Da Ponte à Versailles sous la baguette de Marc Minkowski.
****1
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Werner Güra et Christoph Berner pour un Winterreise versaillais

Christoph Berner et Werner Güra © Julien Hanck
Les deux compères nous proposaient dimanche dernier un Winterreise aussi opulent que les boiseries du château.
****1
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