Jean-Philippe Rameau

Jean-Philippe Rameau

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Shows by Jean-Philippe Rameau

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By tradition, Queen Alphise is supposed to marry a son of Boreas. However, she falls in love with Abaris, whose parentage is unknown. She is punished by Boreas for her transgression but is rescued by Abaris. In the end it... read more

Castor et Pollux is the story of brotherly and romantic love that brings its own heroic rescue of Castor from the Underworld, as Pollux encounters the devils and monsters that try to bar his way. Eventually both brothers are... read more

The story is taken from Classical mythology, by way of one of French literature's masterpieces, the Phèdre of Racine . It is the story of Thésée, king of Athens, who has gone to the Underworld in a vain attempt to rescue a fr... read more

Cupids, in the prologue, resolve to find out examples of love in exotic climates. Le turc généreux allows the generous Osman to set free his captive Emilie, whom he loves, so that she may be reunited with her former lover V... read more

Cithaeron, the King of the Mountain, suggests to Mercury that Jupiter may teach his jealous wife Juno a lesson if he woos the ugly and conceited marsh-nymph Plataea. She has set her cap at Cithaeron, but responds positively,... read more

Overview

Nationality
French
Born
9/25/1683
Died
9/12/1764
Show Categories
Opera
Genres
Comedy