Armide II: This time, it's personal.
Grétry takes on Racine - and wins.
Is it the greatest opera of the 18th century?
A crazy mixed-up day on a Spanish estate - with an ingenious act finale.
An early work by the leading opéra-comique composer of the late 18th century.
In which Gluck sets a libretto for Lully, and challenges the 'master' of French opera on his own ground. With passion and magic in the Crusades.