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pera-ballet `Les Fetes de Paphos`,  (Mondonville)

Paphos was a city in Cyprus sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. `Reunited on the island of Paphos, Venus, Bacchus and Cupid decide to enliven their leisure in such a pleasant location by...Read more
Paphos was a city in Cyprus sacred to Venus, the goddess of love. `Reunited on the island of Paphos, Venus, Bacchus and Cupid decide to enliven their leisure in such a pleasant location by celebrating their first loves, and this gives rise to the following three acts and the title Les fêtes de Paphos.`

Act One: Vénus et Adonis
Librettist: Jean-Baptiste Collet de Messine
Source: the myth of Venus and Adonis

Act Two: Bacchus et Érigone
Librettist: Charles-Antoine le Clerc de la Bruère
Source: the myth of Bacchus and Erigone

Act Three: L`Amour et Psyché
Librettist: Claude-Henri de Fusée de Voisenon
Source: the myth of Cupid and Psyche

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Acte Un: Venus et Adonis // Sandrine Piau (Aglae), Véronique Gens (Venus), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Adonis), Olivier Lallouette (Mars) // 1997
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Acte Deux: Bacchus et Erigone // Sandrine Piau (Erigone), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (Mercure), Olivier Lallouette (Bacchus), Peter Harvey (Comus) // 1997
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Acte Trois: L`Amour et Psyche // Sandrine Piau (L`Amour), Véronique Gens (Venus), Agnès Mellon (Psyche), Peter Harvey (Tisiphone) // 1997
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