Herculanum

Opera in four acts by Félicien David on a libretto by Joseph Méry and Térence Hadot, first performed on 4 March 1859 at the Paris Opéra
Opera Müpa
Thu 16 December 2021
19.30
Müpa, Budapest
At a time when Verdi was beginning to dominate the European opera scene, Félicien David produced a monumental epic at the Paris Opéra: Herculanum (1859) offered a grandiose and moralistic spectacle, presenting the decadence of the ancient world and the rise of Christianity.
HUNGARIAN NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
György Vashegyi conductor
CORO NAZIONALE UNGHERESE
Csaba Somos choirmaster
Lilia Adriana Gonzalez
Olympia Aude Extrémo
Hélios Cyrille Dubois
Nicanor / Satan Alexandre Duhamel
Magnus Douglas Williams
Concert performance
Production Orfeo Music Foundation Budapest
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