Original creation based on arias and unpublished extracts of operas by de Mondonville, Bertin de la Doué, Rameau, Campra, Dauvergne, Colin de Blamont, Francœur, Rebel, Marais, Leclair, Charpentier, Stuck, Destouches, Montéclair, Gervais, Royer, and Lully.Based on the most beautiful moments of French baroque repertoire through which he has remarkably travelled for 30 years, Hervé Niquet is partnering with the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles to construct his imaginary opera!
You will rediscover the traditional plot of French baroque opera: the tearful lover, a storm, a passage through Hell, gods descending from Heaven… and your favorite parts from Lully’s Armide, Médée by Charpentier, Marin Marais’s Sémélé (the Earthquake), without forgetting Campra’Le Carnaval de Venise by.
Coproduction: Centre de musique baroque de Versailles – Le Concert Spirituel | With the support of the Fondation Orange | Score produced by the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles
"15 MINUTES WITH"
On Wednesday 18 October at 7.30pm, share “15 minutes with” Benoît Dratwicki, Artistic director of CMBV, about An Imaginary Opera in the Grand Foyer of the Royal Opera.
-Please show your ticket for the evening performance, subject to availability-
Karine Deshayes : The Magician Queen
Katherine Watson :The Princess
Reinoud Van Mechelen :The Prince
Hervé Niquet : Conductor
Le Concert Spirituel Choir and Orchestra
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From October 18, 2017 to October 18, 2017
• Annual - 3rd category (Please note that some 3rd category seats have limited visibility) : 25€ / 2nd category : 42€ / 1st category : 58€ / Prestige (glass of champagne + programme) : 95€ REDUCED RATE APPLICABLE TO : - under 26, Chateau de Versailles Spectacles card holders and groups of more than 10 people - holders of the 2 day Chateau de Versailles passport. Reservation by telephone only at +33 (0) 130 837 889 or directly on site on the day of the event (subject to availability). Detailed conditions on the Chateau de Versailles internet site.From 25 € to 95 €
• Annual - 3rd category (Please note that some 3rd category seats have limited visibility) : 30€ / 2nd category : 50€ / 1st category : 70€ / Prestige (glass of champagne + programme) : 110€ / Prestige VIP (glass of champagne + programme) : 130€From 30 € to 130 €
- On October 18, 2017 from 20:00 at 22:00
- * Duration 2h00 with intermission