Les Boréades : "tragédie en musique" in five acts
by Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764 (Composer)
The mythical tale of a young queen, Alphise, determined to abdicate rather than contemplate an enforced marriage to a descendant of Boreas. Written in 1763, the opera was abandoned in rehearsal for reasons still unclear; Rameau died the following year and the work disappeared from public view for mo... Full description
Cahusac, Louis de, 1706-1759 (Librettist), Bonney, Barbara (Performer), Agnew, Paul (Performer), Spence, Toby (Performer), Degout, Stéphane (Performer), Naouri, Laurent, 1964- (Performer), Rivenq, Nicolas (Performer), Panzarella, Anna Maria (Performer), Azzaretti, Jaël (Performer), Christie, William (Conductor), Carsen, Robert (Lighting designer), Lock, Édouard, 1954- (Choreographer), Levine, Michael, 1961- (Designer, Costume designer), Praet, Peter van (Lighting designer), Burton, Ian, 1942-, Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764.