Opéra Royal de Versailles’ revival of Grétry’s Richard Coeur de Lion is an unmissable and revelatory experience

FranceFrance Grétry, Richard Coeur de Lion: Soloists, Ballet of Opéra Royal, Versailles; Chorus and Orchestra of Le Concert Spirituel / Hervé Niquet (conductor). Opéra Royal de Versailles, France, 10.10.2019. (CC)

Opéra Royal de Versailles’ Richard Coeur de Lion (c) Agathe Poupeney

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Leçons de ténèbres by Couperin and Lambert Offer Wonderful Experiences at Versailles

FranceFrance Holy Week at Versailles III: Sophie Junker, Claire Lefilliâtre (sopranos); Anaïs Bertrand {bas-dessus); La Poème Harmonique (Vincent Dumestre, theorbo/director; Luca Peres, viola da gamba; Camille Delaforge, harpsichord/organ). Chapelle Royale, Versailles, 9pm, 20.4.2019. (CC)

Sophie Junker

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Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater Set in a Fascinating Context

FranceFrance Holy Week at Versailles II: Sophie Junker (soprano); Eva Zaïcik (mezzo) with Serge Goubioud, Hugues Primard (tenors), Emmanuel Vistorky (baritone), La Poème Harmonique / Vincent Dumestre (conductor), Chapelle Royale, Versailles, 19.4.2019. (CC)

Vincent Dumestre © François Berthier
Vincent Dumestre © François Berthier

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