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La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’isola d’Alcina, practically unknown opera, performed at the Salon d’Hercule in the Chateau de Versailles

Francesca Caccini (1587-1640) La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina Balletto con prologo e tre scene, Florence, 1625 Florence, beginning of February 1625. The Medici court is preparing grandiose celebrations to celebrate the official visit of the heir to the throne … Continue reading

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The Marriage of Figaro at the Chateau de Versailles

Opera Buffa in 4 acts. Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte after Beaumarchais. First performance at the Burgtheater in Vienna on 1st May 1786 Production : Drottningholms Slottsteater, Les Musiciens du Louvre Grenoble Performances at the Royal Opera of Versailles, located in the … Continue reading

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