Rameau's Les Indes Galantes from Boston

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Thursday, November 22, 2012

Boston Baroque's production of Rameau's 'Les Indes Galantes.' Boston Baroque's production of Rameau's Les Indes Galantes. (Boston Baroque)

Jean-Philippe Rameau's spectacular, globetrotting drama Les Indes Galantes features extravagant scenes in locales ranging from a Turkish island in the Indian Ocean, to the Inca Empire of Peru, to a Persian festival of flowers and the "savage" forests of North America.

This production is a semi-staged performance by Boston Baroque from Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music. The ensemble's music director, Martin Pearlman, conducts.


Conductor: Martin Pearlman

L'Amour, Emilie, Zaïre, Zima: Nathalie Paulin (soprano)

Hébé, Phani, Fatima: Amanda Forsythe (soprano)

Bellone, Huascar, Adario: Sumner Thompson (baritone)

Osman, Ali, Don Alvar: Nathaniel Watson (baritone)

Don Carlos, Tacmas: Daniel Auchincloss (tenor)

Boston Baroque Orchestra and Chorus

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