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Médée FR - 1797 1*
Luigi Cherubini 1760 - 1842 IT 1*
Tragédie en musique : Lyric genre with themes from Classical mythology. Unity of time, drama and plot.
Libretto by François-Benoît Hoffman based on the tragedy of Medea by Euripides and the play Médée by Pierre Corneille
First performance at Théâtre Feydeau, Paris on 13 March 1797
French libretto - Italian translation - Spanish translation
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The only French opera of the Revolutionary period to be regularly performed today. A famous showcase for sopranos such as Maria Callas.