115. Armide (Lully)

Tragédie lyrique in prologue and 5 actsComposer : Jean-Baptiste LullyLibretto : Philippe QuinaultFirst performed : Académie royale de musique, théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris, 15 February 1686 Prologue LA GLOIRESoprano LA SAGESSEsoprano  Tragédie ARMIDE, magician, niece of HidraotSopranoMarie Le RochoisRENAUD, a knightHaute-contreLouis Gaulard DumesnyPHÉNICE, a confidante of ArmideSopranoMarie-Louise DesmatinsSIDONIE, a confidante of ArmideSopranoFrançoise Fanchon Moreau, la CadetteHIDRAOT, magician, King of … Continue reading 115. Armide (Lully)

114. Roland (Lully)

Opera in a prologue and 5 acts Composer: Jean-Baptiste Lully Libretto: Philippe Quinault, after Aristo's Orlando Furioso First performed: Versailles, 8 January 1685 ROLAND, Charlemagne’s nephew, in love with AngéliqueBassFrançois BeaumavielleANGÉLIQUE, daughter of the King of Cathay, lover of MédorSopranoMarie Le RochoisMÉDOR, a young man of obscure birth, lover of AngéliqueHaute-contreLouis Gaulard DumesnyTÉMIRE, Angélique’s companionSopranoMlle … Continue reading 114. Roland (Lully)