116. Médée (Charpentier)

Tragédie lyrique in a prologue and 5 acts Composer : Marc-Antoine Charpentier Libretto : Thomas Corneille First performed : Académie royale de musique, Paris, 4 December 1693 Lully was dead – and with him his monopoly over opera. For more than a decade, only he had been able to compose opera in France. He defined the tragédie lyrique, … Continue reading 116. Médée (Charpentier)