La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers – Clavecin en concert

The chamber opera La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers by Marc-Antoine Charpentier sets to music the episode in which Orpheus, undoubtedly the most celebrated musician of Ancient mythology, descends to the underworld (Pluto’s kingdom) to bring his beloved Eurydice back to life, using his unrivalled gifts for singing and playing the lyre.

Philippe Gagné, Orphée
Jacqueline Woodley, Eurydice
Anne-Marie Beaudette, Daphné
Ariadne Lih, Œnone
Stéphanie Pothier, Aréthuse et Proserpine
William Duffy, Ixion
Nicholas Burns, Tantale
Pierre Rancourt, Apollon et Titye
Olivier Laquerre, Pluton

Ensemble Clavecin en concert
Luc Beauséjour, orgue et direction
Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, mise en scène


May 01 2020


$22.40 - $42.62

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Salle Bourgie
1339 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC H3G 1G2


Clavecin en concert

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