French opera
French opera is one of Europe's most important operatic traditions, containing works by composers of the stature of Lully, Rameau, Berlioz, Bizet, Debussy, Poulenc and Messiaen. Many foreign-born comp...
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Rameau, Rondeau des Indes Galantes
Rondeau des Indes Galantes de Rameau interprété par Magali Léger et Laurent Naouri, les Musiciens du Louvres sous la direction de Marc Minkowski en version de concert. Livret : Zima, Adario en duo ...
Maria CALLAS sings Carmen HABANERA in covent garden
Maria callas sings habanera in covent garden 1962.
Carmen at Masada
In the heart of the Judean Desert, at the foot of Masada, one of the most familiar and beloved operas of all times is coming to life - Carmen, by French composer Georges Bizet.
Médée (Cherubini) - MÉDÉE - CHERUBINI - ROUSSET - WARLIKOWSKI
Now available on DVD and Blu-Ray, released by http://www.belairclassiques.com Opéra comique in three acts (French original version) Music by Luigi Cherubini ...
Julietta - Kožená · Netopil · Berliner Philharmoniker
Full-length concert at http://www.digitalconcerthall.com/concert/1648 Bohuslav Martinu: Fragments from Julietta / Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano · Steve D...
Acante et Céphise
Early use of the bass drum and clarinet in the orchestra.
Acis et Galatée
Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) Acis & Galatée Pastorale héroïque en trois actes livret/libretto : Jean Galbert de Campistron Création/First performance : 6 ...
Actéon
Diana and Acteon variation by Carlos Acosta.
Adrien (opera)
In The Community - Cincinnati Opera presents soprano Adrienne Danrich delivering her powerful, inspirational, and heartwarming rendition of We Shall Behold ...
L'Africaine
Music video by Magic System performing Ambiance à l'africaine. (P) 2011 EMI Music France.
Alcine
Le premier round complet suivi d'extrait du deuxieme et troisieme. Les autres suivent.
Alcyone (opera)
Marin Marais (1656~1728) «Alcyone»tragédie en musique, 1706 - Ouverture - (Prologue, Scène 1) Le Concert des Nations Jordi Savall (conductor) Marin Marais (3...
L'amant jaloux
Unforseen events, with orchestra conducted by G. Andolfi.
Le calife de Bagdad
Le calife de Bagdad (The Caliph of Baghdad) is an opéra comique in one act by the French composer François-Adrien Boieldieu with a libretto by Claude de Saint-Just (Godard d'Aucourt). It was first per...
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Ulysse (Rebel)
Ulysse or Ulysse et Pénélope (Ulysses or Ulysses and Penelope) is an opera by the French composer Jean-Féry Rebel, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opéra) on 21 January 170...
Anacréon (Rameau, 1757)
Anacréon is an opera by the French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau, first performed at the Opéra, Paris, on 31 May 1757 as part of a revised version of the opéra-ballet Les surprises de l'Amour. It tak...
Tarsis et Zélie
Tarsis et Zélie is an opera by the French composers François Francoeur and François Rebel, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 19 October 1728. It takes the form of ...
Cassandre (opera)
Cassandre (Cassandra) is an opera by the French composers Toussaint Bertin de la Doué and François Bouvard, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 18 February 1706. It ...
Polyxène et Pirrhus
Polyxène et Pirrhus (Polyxena and Pyrrhus) is an opera by the French composer Pascal Collasse, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opéra) on 21 October 1706. It takes the form...
Démophoon
Démophoon (sometimes spelt Démophon) is an opera by the composer Luigi Cherubini, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 2 December 1788. It takes the form of a tragédi...
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Télémaque (Campra)
Télémaque, ou Les fragments des modernes (Telemachus, or Excerpts from the Moderns) is an opera by the French composer André Campra, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera)...
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Adèle de Ponthieu (Piccinni)
Adèle de Ponthieu is a French-language opera by the composer Niccolò Piccinni, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique, Paris (the Paris Opera) on 27 October 1781, to inaugurate the new venu...
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Les mousquetaires au couvent
Les mousquetaires au couvent (The Musketeers at the Convent) is an opérette in three acts by Louis Varney, with a libretto by Jules Prével and Paul Ferrier, after a vaudeville by St-Hilaire and Dupont...
Télégone
Télégone (Telegonus) is an opera by the French composer Louis Lacoste, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 6 November 1725. It takes the form of a tragédie en musiqu...
Omphale (Cardonne)
Omphale is an opera by the French composer Jean-Baptiste Cardonne, first performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opera) on 2 May 1769. It takes the form of a tragédie en musique in five...
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La chatte métamorphosée en femme
La chatte métamorphosée en femme (The cat transformed into a woman) is a one-act opéra comique of 1858 with words by Eugene Scribe and Mélesville, and music by Jacques Offenbach.
La chatte métamor...