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Cimarosa's L'Olimpiade: Versailles

Versailles, Versailles Palace — Grande Salle des Croisades

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About the Event

Christophe Rousset, the great champion of the Italian fin de siècle repertoire, leads a stunning cast in this performance of L'Olimpiade in the Royal Opera of Versailles.

Cast / Production

Opera in two acts to a libretto by Pietro Metastasio, premiered in Vicenza in 1784.

Josh Lovell Clistene
Rocío Pérez Aristea
Marie Lys Argene
Maite Beaumont Megacle
Sophie Harmsen Licida
Alex Banfield Aminta

Les Talens Lyriques
Christophe Rousset Conductor

Concert in Italian with French and English surtitles.

Versailles Palace

Marvel at the lavish grandeur of the Palace of Versailles, a huge Baroque complex comprising a former royal residence, incredible gardens, spectacular fountains, and the Museum of the History of France. The complex stretches over 787 hectares and is a major UNESCO World Heritage Site. Restoration began in 1892, and although interrupted by both World Wars, among other cataclysmic events, continues today. Visitors should devote a whole day to Versailles, with its abundance of attractions. Deservedly, the most famous room is the Hall of Mirrors - a 70 metre gallery decorated with 17 huge mirrors that reflect the opposite windows and their garden views. However, the Royal Opera of Versailles is another of the Palace's gems. Its' wooden interior (painted to look like marble) means that the opera house boasts superb acoustics, as well as the finest décor. Treat yourself to the best of classical music amidst the opulence of this world-famous palace!


Versailles Palace, Place d’Armes, Versailles, France — Google Maps

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