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Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie

Jonathan Kent (stage director), William Christie (conductor) – With Ed Lyon (Hippolytus), Christiane Karg (Aricia), Sarah Connolly (Phaedre)...

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Cast

Jonathan Kent — Stage director
Paul Brown — Designer
Mark Henderson — Lighting designer
Ashley Page — Choreographer
Ed Lyon — Hippolytus
Christiane Karg — Aricia
Sarah Connolly — Phaedre
Stéphane Degout — Theseus
François Lis — Pluto / Jupiter / Neptune
Katherine Watson — Diana
Julie Pasturaud — Œnone
Samuel Boden — Mercury
The Glyndebourne Chorus
Christopher Bucknall — Chorus director
William Christie — Conductor

Program notes

Rameau was praised as "the Orpheus of our century" after the premiere of Hippolyte et Aricie. Experience the French composer's groundbreaking tragédie en musique in Jonathan Kent's 2013 Glyndebourne re-interpretation, starring Ed Lyon as Hippolytus, Christiane Karg as Aricia, and Sarah Connolly as Phaedra.

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Directed by:
François Roussillon
Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
Production date: 2014
Duration: 3 h 0 min
Production: © Glyndebourne, François Roussillon et Associés, Mezzo, NHK