The most popular of Massenet's operas performed by the duo Vannina Santoni and Saimir Pirgu under the baton of Daniele Rustoni.
A Handelian ode to conjugal love brought to a climax by the magnificent couple Philippe Jaroussky and Marie-Nicole Lemieux.
Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
The eternal journey of Ulysses and the sweet patience of Penelope, subtly set to music by the great founder of opera.
A twilight masterpiece and one of Handel's most moving works, illuminated by exceptional singers.
The Cunning Little Vixen
Between a fable and an initiatory journey, the adventures of the cunning little vixen brilliantly illustrate Janacek's musical and humanist legacy.
Handel's Messiah is arguably the most frequently performed oratorio in the history of sacred music.
With Nemorino's languid arias and Adina's mischievous arias, The Elixir of Love is one of Donizetti's little gems.
Daniele Gatti rejoins the 'National' for Verdi's Requiem, in which the composer has summoned all the expressive forms of the operatic art.
Requiem, Messe de Clovis
Fauré's Requiem and Gounod's rare Messe de Clovis. Two visions of the French sacred repertoire at the end of the 19th century.
Jean-Christophe Spinosi continues his exploration of the Red Priest's operatic repertoire with this Venetian L'Olimpiade with a libretto by Metastasius.
This beautiful sacred work ranks with the masterpieces of the genre by Pergolesi, Fauré and Poulenc. All the intimacy of the musician is displayed here with intensity and emotion.
Ariane et Bacchus
Marin Marais is best known for his viola da gamba catalogue, but he also wrote for opera, including this exciting and rare Ariadne and Bacchus.
The first of the great works Bach composed for Leipzig and one of the highlights of his choral catalogue.
Massenet's work finds here a musical and vocal stage worthy of its sensual and spiritual dimension.
Anna Bolena, Donizetti's third opus on the tragic fates of the Tudor queens, is a vocal feat that this evening's trio will tackle with great flair.
Das Rheingold and the first meeting with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam musicians for a complete tetralogy to come.
Messa di Gloria
A brilliant work written with passion and which allows us to delve into the most intimate and spiritual side of Puccini.
Charpentier and Purcell where the art of the French Grand Motet and the English ode as in a mirror.
In this rare Hulda, the musician rediscovers all the lyricism so characteristic of his symphonic and chamber works.