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VIRTUOSITÉ BAROQUE

VIRTUOSITÉ BAROQUE

Joyful, warm, demanding : this is how Jean-Philippe Sarcos, describes the Palais royal which combines a period instrument orchestra with a professional choir. Its name evokes the elegance and the glittering musical life of the European courts of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. With his ensemble, the conductor, works passionately to restore to works [...]

ELEKTRA – CHÉREAU – SALONEN – AIX (DVD)

ELEKTRA – CHÉREAU – SALONEN – AIX (DVD)

Last production staged by Patrice Chéreau, this « Elektra » will remain as the main and most striking lyrical event of these last years in Aix-en-Provence. In 1903, Richard Strauss attended a performance of Elektra, a play by the Viennese poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal based on the tragedy by Sophocles. Three years later, Strauss came to an [...]

AIDA at the Arena di Verona

AIDA at the Arena di Verona

An “Aida” for the XXIst century  To celebrate the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, La Fura dels Baus opens the “Centanario Festival 2013″ of the Arena di Verona. Carlus Padrissa and Alex Ollé sign a brillant new version of “Aida”. “Aida” is the most popular opera of Verona Festival, the only one performed every year, [...]

DONIZETTI 3 OPERAS BOX SET

DONIZETTI 3 OPERAS BOX SET

Three masterpieces by Donizetti in a limited edition box set: internationnaly acclaimed productions from Aix Paris Opera, Scala di Milano and Grand Théâtre de Genève by Laurent Pelly (L’Elixir d’amour), Daniel Slater (Don Pasquale) et Antonio Albanese (Viva la mamma).

Video release company specializing in classical music (Opera, ballet, concert and theatre play), Bel Air Classiques struggles to propose a very high levelled artistic material, in association with the greatest European Opera Houses as the Opera national de Paris, The Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Theatre des Champs Elysees, The Bolshoi Theatre, The Zurich Opera House, The Mariinsky Theatre or world reputed festivals like the Aix-en-Provence Festival.