Music - Concert / Music - Opera

Les fêtes grecques et romaines - Cultural Olympiad

Opéra Royal de Versailles, Château de Versailles - 78000 Versailles
The July 4 2024

Les Fêtes grecques et romaines, the opera-ballet of 1723, is being recreated in its entirety for the first time in a long time

"Les Fêtes grecques et romaines, created in Paris in 1723 by François Colin de Blamont, is an opera-ballet in three entries and a prologue. In this work, librettist Jean-Louis Fuzelier breaks with traditional myths to draw on history, while Blamont's music, rooted in the tradition of Lully, stands out for its effective and engaging style. This opera-ballet enjoyed dazzling success in the 18th century, although it was subsequently eclipsed by other major composers of the time.


Château de Versailles
78000 Versailles