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George Frideric Handel

A Handelian ode to conjugal love brought to a climax by the magnificent couple Philippe Jaroussky and Marie-Nicole Lemieux.

Claudio Monteverdi

The eternal journey of Ulysses and the sweet patience of Penelope, subtly set to music by the great founder of opera.

George Frideric Handel

A twilight masterpiece and one of Handel's most moving works, illuminated by exceptional singers.

Leoš Janáček

Between a fable and an initiatory journey, the adventures of the cunning little vixen brilliantly illustrate Janacek's musical and humanist legacy.

George Frideric Handel

Handel's Messiah is arguably the most frequently performed oratorio in the history of sacred music.

Gaetano Donizetti

With Nemorino's languid arias and Adina's mischievous arias, The Elixir of Love is one of Donizetti's little gems.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

A masterly score that gave rise to a legend comparable to that of Mozart's Requiem.

Giuseppe Verdi

Daniele Gatti rejoins the 'National' for Verdi's Requiem, in which the composer has summoned all the expressive forms of the operatic art.

Gabriel Fauré, Charles Gounod

Fauré's Requiem and Gounod's rare Messe de Clovis. Two visions of the French sacred repertoire at the end of the 19th century.

Antonio Vivaldi

Jean-Christophe Spinosi continues his exploration of the Red Priest's operatic repertoire with this Venetian L'Olimpiade with a libretto by Metastasius.

Antonin Dvořák

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.

Marin Marais

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.

Johann Sebastian Bach

The first of the great works Bach composed for Leipzig and one of the highlights of his choral catalogue.

Jules Massenet

Massenet's work finds here a musical and vocal stage worthy of its sensual and spiritual dimension.

Gaetano Donizetti

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.

Richard Wagner

Das Rheingold and the first meeting with Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the Rotterdam musicians for a complete tetralogy to come.

Giacomo Puccini

A brilliant work written with passion and which allows us to delve into the most intimate and spiritual side of Puccini.

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Dumont and Charpentier, bringing the art of the Grand Motet à la française to its fullest.

César Franck

In this rare Hulda, the musician rediscovers all the lyricism so characteristic of his symphonic and chamber works.

Gaspare Spontini

Spontini was celebrated in his time by the general public and many composers. La Vestale, at the crossroads of styles, is of imperial flamboyance.