Médée is something new - and dangerous.
Napoleon admired Méhul, the leading French composer of the Revolutionary age. This opera about a prince dying from love was one of his greatest successes.
The first Romantic opera, and the foundation of the 19th century French school.
How did Grétry respond to the turmoil of the Terror?
Q: Sister Anne, Sister Anne, what do you see? A: I see that horrid M. Grétry! He wants to make our flesh creep.
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.