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Episode 3

50 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 25 December 2013

Rameau's Les Indes Galantes Act II: the Incas of Peru complete with a volcanic eruption and Haydn's depiction of a storm are introduced by Louise Fryer

Haydn The Storm, Hob. XXIVa/8
Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

c. 3.50pm
Rameau Les Indes Galantes
Deuxième entrée: Les Incas du Pérou (The Incas of Peru)

The Inca Huascar and the Spaniard Don Carlos both pursue Princess Phani and a volcano erupts

Carlos..... Reinoud van Mechelen (countertenor),
Phani..... Valérie Gabail (soprano),
Emilie..... Stéphanie Révidat (soprano),
Huascar..... Aimery Lefèvre (bass-baritone),
Le Choeur du Marais,
La Simphonie du Marais
Hugo Reyne (director).

Music Played

2 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


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