Atys

From 17 March 2024 to 17 March 2024/ France / Tourcoing

Les Ambassadeurs ~ La Grande Écurie and the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles are exploring the French musical estate with care and curiosity, by honouring Lully's baroque masterpiece : Atys. Tragedy created in 1676 in front of the King in saint-Germain-en-Laye, the "Kings' Opera" reunites danse, singing and marvellous music. For 350 years, he is in constant evolution thanks to the numerous researchs and its multiple interpretations.

The young Atys loves Sangaride, who have to marry Idas, Phrygie's king. The goddess Cybèle is in love with his young priest Atys. The love triangle crosses anger, jealousy, revenge, a few spells, misunderstandings and finally injustice. 
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