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Prophecies Weekend
from 19 to February 21, 2022
All programming

Orphée prophète

Akadêmia - Françoise Lesserre - Hervé Pierre - Jan Van Elsacker - Marini, Merula, Monteverdi
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Duration: about 1h20


Musiques de Biagio Marini, Tarquinio Merula et Claudio Monteverdi
Texte de Jean-Pierre Siméon


Françoise Lasserre, conducting
Hervé Pierre, narrator
Jan Van Elsacker, tenor

It is no accident that Monteverdi’s novel work L’Orfeo has been called the ‘first opera’: capable of soothing Cerberus and saving his beloved with song, Orpheus embodies both the power and mystery of music.


Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique

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Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris