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    Philippe Jaroussky | countertenor

    Le Concert de la Loge
    Julien Chauvin | violin and direction

    Philippe Jaroussky’s sophistication and curiosity help us to discover some forgotten eighteenth-century gems.

    Photo Philippe Jaroussky
    Philippe Jaroussky © Marco Borggreve

    Forgotten arias
    Hasse  Overture, « Ma che vi fece », « Sperai vicino il lido », « Misero pargoletto », excerpts from Demofoonte
    Fugue & Adagio in G minor, Fugue Alla breve
    Leo  Sinfonia excerpt from Catone in Utica
    « Se mai senti spirarti sul volto », aria excerpt from La Clemenza di Tito
      « Dove son che m’avenne... Gemo in un punto e fremo », recitativo and aria excerpts from L’Olimpiade
    Bernasconi  « Siam navi all’onde algenti », aria excerpt from L’Olimpiade
    Ferrandini  Gelido in ogni vena 
    Jommelli Sinfonia periodica
    J. C. Bach  « Per quel paterno amplesso », excerpt from Artaserse
    Jommelli  « Fran cento affanni », excerpt from Artaserse

    Philippe Jaroussky needs no introduction as his relationship with the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées goes back over twenty years. His perfect technical mastery gives him a licence to introduce audacious and daring nuances across a very wide repertoire. He is a musician with a long history of experimenting with new material. Although his preferred period is early music, we have also heard him perform French mélodie, Schubert, work by the very contemporary Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, and a tribute to the French singer Barbara accompanied by Thibaut Garcia on the guitar. We have recently seen him in the orchestra pit and on the rostrum for a memorable Giulio Cesare. He is now returning for a recital accompanied by the Concert de la Loge and violinist Julien Chauvin to delve into the musical ambience of the eighteenth century and discover some forgotten gems by Valentini, J.C. Bach, Hasse, Jommelli, Bernasconi, Ferrandini, and Traetta.

    Production Théâtre des Champs-Elysées