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Concert version

21.01 18.00

La descente d’Orphée aux Enfers

Juliusz Slowacki Theatre , Plac Świętego Ducha 1

Samantha Louis-Jean – soprano
Majdouline Zerari – mezzo-soprano
Kevin Skelton – tenor
Etienne Bazola – baritone
David Witczak – baritone
François-Nicolas Geslot – tenor
Cyril Auvity – tenor
Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu – orchestra
Franck-Emmanuel Comte – conductor

120 minutes (with intermission)

Kup bilet
Concert version

The festival audience will hear M. A. Charpentier’s two most famous secular music works  – Les arts florissants and La descente de l’Orfée aux Enfers, remarkable for a great wealth of harmony, owning to which they match church music, even if they deal with earthly affairs. Both works draw inspiration from mythology, in both of them we shall descend to Hell – once as punishment and at another time looking for love. 

Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Les arts florissants
Marc Antoine Charpentier - La descente de l’Orfee aux Enfers