Armide: rehearsals in pictures

Follow the rehearsals of Armide from behind the scenes.

Published on 14 October 2022

Musical direction Christophe Rousset • Stage direction Lilo Baur • With Véronique Gens, Ian Bostridge, Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Anaïk Morel, Philippe Estèphe, Enguerrand de Hys, Florie Valiquette, Apolline Rai-Westphal • Choir Les éléments • Orchestra Les Talens lyriques


Christoph Willibald Gluck

November 05 to 15, 2022

When Syria was a land of crusades and myths, the Queen Armide did not only abduct christian knights but captivated them by her charms. As Renaud, the bravest one, undertakes the liberation of his comrades, the unconquerable witch unexpectedly falls in love with him. This unholy passion proves to be devastating…

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