Lully : Phaéton

Cultural ,  Concert ,  Opera ,  Theatre ,  Opera at Versailles
Domaine public
  • Because Louis XIV’s century was, as its sovereign, embodied by the sun, Lully, the founder of lyric tragedy had to dedicate one of his most flamboyant masterpieces to the king himself...

    Subtitles in french and english

    Here is the story of Phaeton, the gallant driver of the Sun's chariot, dominating the celestial dome with his daily race across the sky. But Glory, Honour, and Love in excess will cause the downfall of the young god... A destiny struck down, a warning for the King maybe? The Sun King however identified with Mars and Apollo; and unlike Phaeton he did not chase chimeras (unless it was for love).

    Two shining stars will revive Phaeton: Vincent Dumestre and Benjamin Lazar, on the strength of their ten years of collaboration on the work of Lully, rediscover the tones of the work that thrilled the Court. Phaeton will rise for his ultimate ride to the Sun’s palace drawn by the irrepressible enthusiasm of the faraway Perm Opera…
  • Spoken languages
    • English
Rates
Payments methods
  • Credit card
  • Cash
  • From May 30, 2018 to June 3, 2018
  • Standard rate - adult full price

    • Annual - 3rd category (Please note that some 3rd category seats have limited visibility) : 45€ / 2nd category : 65€ / 1st category : 85€ / Prestige (glass of champagne + programme) : 120€ / Prestige VIP (glass of champagne + programme) : 140€

    From 45 € to 140 €
  • Reduce rate

    • Annual - 3rd category : 38€ (Please note that some 3rd category seats have limited visibility) / 2nd category : 55€ / 1st category : 72€ / Prestige (glass of champagne + programme) : 105€ 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 38 € to 105 €
Schedules
  • On May 30, 2018
  • From June 1, 2018
    until June 2, 2018
  • On June 3, 2018
  • Wednesday
    20:00
    23:00
  • 3h with interlude
  • Friday
    20:00
    23:00
  • Saturday
    20:00
    23:00
  • 3h with interlude
  • Sunday
    15:00
    18:00
  • 3h with interlude
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