Each year University College Opera produces a little-performed opera from the past, and this year it was by the pre-eminent composer of eighteenth century French opera, Jean-Philippe Rameau. This particular opera was originally commissioned for the royal household to celebrate the birth of an heir to the heir to the throne, incongruously tacked on to the …
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University College London have done a superb job of staging this work, continuing a tradition of putting on a relatively obscure opera every year for over half a century.
Altogether this was well worth seeing, and I applaud University College Opera for putting it on.