Enfers des Lumières

A unique concert showcasing the fascinating French Baroque repertoire! Enfers des Lumières will present different arias by Lully, Rameau and Gluck, from operas inspired by Greek mythology. These sublime excerpts from the Baroque repertoire, which will be highlighted by the Stage Director François Racine, will reveal scenes taking place in hell, around the themes of love, despair and revenge.

Orchestre de l’Agora and ten soloists from Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal, under the direction of Nicolas Ellis, will take you on a journey into the explosive, dark and tragic worlds of mythical characters such as Orpheus, Dardanus, Armide or Iphigenia. The concert, presented in collaboration with Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal will be at the Salle Ludger-Duvernay of Monument-National.

March 1st at 7:30p.m. and  March 2nd at 7:30p.m.

Duration: 1h23 with no intermission

Salle Ludger-Duvernay, Monument-National

1182 St-Laurent Blvd
Montreal, Quebec H2X 2S5
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20$ (student with valid ID) – 50$

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Nicolas Ellis, Conductor and Artistic Director
26 musicians from Orchestre de l’Agora
10 soloists from Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal:

Marc-Antoine Brûlé, tenor
Vanessa Croome, soprano
Sarah Dufresne, soprano
Mishael Eusebio, tenor
Sydney Frodsham, mezzo-soprano
Kirsten LeBlanc, soprano
Matthew Li, bass
Martina Myskohlid, mezzo-soprano
Geoffroy Salvas, baritone
Lucie St-Martin, soprano


Excerpts from the following operas:

Rebel, Les Élémens
Rameau, Dardanus
Gluck, Orphée et Eurydice
Rameau, Hippolyte et Aricie (version 1733)
Rameau, Castor et Pollux (version 1754)
Lully, Armide
Gluck, Armide
Rameau, Platée
Gluck, Iphigénie en Aulide
Gluck, Iphigénie en Tauride
Rameau, Zoroastre