Christophe Rousset

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Comeback of Lully after Gluck at the Opéra Comique

The terrible Armide has inspired many opera composers of genius. The Opéra Comique welcomes the heroine back from 17 to 25 June 2024, but it’s not the same music. Music lovers who heard Gluck‘s Armide last season will be able to draw comparisons with Lully‘s Armide, with the same libretto by Philippe Quinault and the […]

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Thésée versus Médée in Europe

After Psyché in 2022, Christophe Rousset, the great specialist in Lully’s operas, returns to Thésée, the composer’s third lyric tragedy. With the Talens Lyriques and the Namur Chamber Choir, the conductor has brought together the finest French singers with Mathias Vidal and above all the great voice of Karine Deshayes, who will perform as the […]

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All of Schubert at the Châtelet

The great baroque conductor Christophe Rousset, who is very much on top of his game at the head of his Talens Lyriques, is conducting a complete set of Schubert’s symphonies at the Théâtre du Châtelet in three concerts, on 27 January 2023 (Symphonies Nos. 2, 4 & 6), 29 January (Symphonies Nos. 1, 3 & […]