Joseph-Nicolas Pancrace Royer Opera
Chorus et Orchestra Les Enfants d’Apollon
Michael Greenberg Conductor
Lisa Goode Crawford Artistic director
Emmanuelle de Negri Polixène (Dessus), Guillemette Laurens Eriphile (Dessus), Jeffrey Thompson Acamas (Counter tenor), Alain Buet Pyrrhus (Basse)
A native of Turin who later became a naturalised Frenchman, Pancrace Royer is responsible for the musical education of the Dauphin. He composed several heroic ballets, but above all the lyrical tragedy, Pyrrhus, was the first major piece he composed, in 1730, at the Royal Academy of Music.
Sunday 16 September 2012 - 4 p.m.
Hall of Crusades
Time : 2:40 including intermission