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Venue: Château de Versailles, Paris

September 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Fact file
AddressBvd du Roi
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
Google maps48° 48' 17.541" N 2° 7' 14.633" E
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ParisHaendel at the opera

Philippe Jaroussky; Emőke Baráth; Ensemble Artaserse

ParisConcert: Lully, Biber

Lully, Biber
Collegium 1704; Václav Luks; Collegium Vocale 1704

ParisConcert: Berlioz

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique; Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Lucile Richardot

ParisLa Damnation de Faust

Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust
François-Xavier Roth; Anna Caterina Antonacci; Bryan Register; Nicolas Courjal; Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine

ParisVienna Philharmonic on tour

Mozart, Holst, Debussy, Wagner, Ravel, Vaughan Williams, Beethoven, Ives
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Franz Welser-Möst; Yuja Wang


Salieri: Tarare
Christophe Rousset; Les Talens Lyriques

ParisActéon - Pygmalion

Charpentier, Rameau
Marshall Pynkoski; Opera Atelier Toronto

ParisCouperin: Les Nations

Couperin: Les Nations
Le Concert des Nations; Jordi Savall
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Russia meets France: Lully’s Phaéton in Versailles

Victoire Bunel (Théone) © Andrey Chuntomov
A successful musical production of Lully’s masterpiece with Perm Opera’s MusicAeterna chorus and orchestra, Le Poème Harmonique, and a tremendous French-Russian cast.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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King Arthur : rois et divertissements à Versailles

Paul McCreesh © Andy Staples
Porté ici par un Gabrieli Consort en bonne forme, quoiqu’un peu contenu par la direction de Paul McCreesh, et des solistes tout à fait convaincants, King Arthur rappelle ici ses grandes qualités musicales
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