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Celebrating Rameau

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Concerts

In 2014, the Palace of Versailles is celebreating Rameau. Discover the most famous composer of the Age of Enlightments through concerts in legendary places: the Royal Opera, the Royal Chapel and the Hall of Mirrors.

To see: Sir John Eliot Gardiner directing 3 baroque works in Versailles


Programme :

Bach Christ lag in Todesbanden, cantate BWV 4
Rameau In Convertendo
Handel Dixit Dominus 

This autumn's programme

 

Rameau: Les Boréades

Rameau: Les Boréades

Royal Opera / 5 October 2014 at 4 pm


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Lyric tragedy in five acts

Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Conductor: Marc Minkowski

Casting: Lenneke Ruiten, Samuel Boden, Manuel Nunez-Camelino, Jean-Gabriel Saint-Martin, Chloé Briot, Damien Pass, Mathieu Gardon

Casting: Lenneke Ruiten, Samuel Boden, Manuel Nunez-Camelino, Jean-Gabriel Saint-Martin, Chloé Briot, Damien Pass, Mathieu Gardon

Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble
Chœur Aedes

 

Rameau, Mondonville: Grands Motets / Les Arts Florissants

Rameau, Mondonville: Grands Motets / Les Arts Florissants

Royal Chapel / 7 October 2014 at 8 pm


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Quam dilecta and In convertendo Dominus by Jean-Philippe Rameau; Dominus regnavit and In exitu Israel by Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville

Conductor: William Christie

Casting: Rachel Redmond, Katherine Watson, Cyril Auvity, Marc Mauillon, Cyril Costanzo

Les Arts Florissants choir and orchestra

 

Rameau: Castor and Pollux Requiem

Rameau: Castor and Pollux Requiem

Royal Chapel / 11 October 2014 at 8 pm


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Castor and Pollux Requiem by Jean-Baptiste Lully; De Profundis by Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville

Conductor: Patrick Cohën-Akenine

Casting: Céline Scheen, Robert Getchell, Arnaud Richard

Les Folies Françoises
Les Pages et les Chantres du Centre de musique baroque de Versailles

 

Rameau: The Temple of Glory

Rameau: The Temple of Glory

Royal Opera / 14 October 2014 at 8 pm


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Heroic ballet in five acts

Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Voltaire

Conductor: Guy Van Waas

Casting: Judith Van Wanroij, Katia Velletaz, Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Mathias Vidal, Alain Buet

Les Agrémens
Chœur de chambre de Namur

 

Rameau: Zaïs

Rameau: Zaïs

Royal Opera / 18 November 2014 at 8 pm


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Pastorale héroïque in four acts with prologue

Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Louis de Cahusac

Conductor: Christophe Rousset

Casting: Julian Prégardien, Sandrine Piau, Aimery Lefèvre, Benoît Arnould, Amel Brahim-Djelloul, Hasnaa Bennani, Zachary Wilder

Les Talens Lyriques
Chœur de Chambre de Namur

 

Le Concert Spirituel: Gala Rameau

Le Concert Spirituel: Gala Rameau

Hall of Mirrors / 22 November 2014 at 9 pm


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Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Suites from La Princesses de Navarre and Castor & Pollux; In Convertendo, Quam dilecta, and Laboravi 

Conductor: Hervé Niquet

Casting: Katherine Watson, Anders J. Dahlin, Marc Mauillon, Marc Labonnette

Les Chantres du Centre de musique baroque de Versailles
Concert Spirituel choir and orchestra

 

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