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Zoroastre, tragédie lyrique in five acts, recorded live at Drottningsholms Slottsteater, Sweden, on 19, 21 and 23 July 2006.
Las Talens Lyriques & Christophe Rousset, in collaboration with the Drottningholm Theater Orchestra and Chorus, Jenny Lindstrom and the Drottningholm Theatre Dancers.
Cast : Zoroastre - Anders J. Dahlin; Abramane -Evegueniy Alexiev ; Amélite - Sine Bundgaart ; Erinice - Anna Maria Panzarella ; Zopire/La Vengeance - Lars Arvidson ; Narbanor - Markus Schwartz ; Oromasès/Ariman - Gérard Théruel ; Céphie - Ditte Andersen.
Sung in French,
, with English, French, German, Spanish & Italian subtitles.
Extra Features : Illustrated Synopsis, Cast Gallery,' Zoroastre
, discovering an opera', a documentary by Olivier Simonnet.
2DVD - 9 ; NTSC ; Opus Arte OA 0973 D, 2007.
In Convertendo, motet.
Les Arts Florissants Orchestra - William Christie.
Cast :Nicolas Rivencq, Sophie Daneman, Jeffrey Thompson, Olga Pitarch.
Including the biographical documentary "The Real Rameau".
NTSC - all zones, Opus Arte, OA 0956D, 2006.

Les Paladins, Opéra-ballet in three acts, recorded live at theThéâtre du Châtelet, Paris, on May 24,26,28, 2004.
Les Arts Florissants Orchestra and Chorus - William Christie.
Cast : Topi Lehtipuu, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Laurent Naouri, Sandrine Piau, René Schirrer, François Piolino, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro.
Staging & video : José Montalvo. Choreography : José Montalvo & Dominique Hervieu. Costumes : Dominique Hervieu, Julie Scobeltzine & Emilie Kindt-Larsen. Light : Philippe Bartholomée.
Sung in French,
, with English, French, German, Spanish & Italian subtitles.
2DVD - 204 mn ; All formats, All Regions ; Opus Arte OA 0938 D, 2005.

Les Indes Galantes, Opéra-ballet in a prologue and four acts, recorded live at the Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier, on 22nd, 24th & 25th September 2003.
Les Arts Florissants Orchestra and Chorus - William Christie.
Cast : Daniel de Nise, João Fernandes, Valérie Gabail, Nicolas Cavallier, Anna Maria Panzarella, Paul Agnew, Nathan Berg, Jaël Azzaretti, François Piolino, Richard Croft, Gaële Le Roi, Malin Hartelius, Nicolas Rivenq, Christoph Strehl, Christophe Fel, Patricia Petibon.
Stage Director: Andrei Serban. Choreographer : Blanca Li. Set & Costume designer : Larina Draghici. Lighting Designer: Robert Wierzel.
Axtra Features : Illustrated Synopsis ; Cast Gallery ; "Swinging Rameau", a documentary analysis by Reiner A. Moritz, featuring interviews with the performers ; Biographies : William Christie - Les Arts Florissants.
Sung in French, with English, French, German, Spanish & Italian subtitles.

2DVD - 244mn; All zones - NTSC ; Opus Arte OA 0923D, 2005.

Les Boréades, tragédie lyrique, recorded at the Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier, on April 2003.
Les Arts Florissants - William Christie.
With Barbara Bonney, Paul Agnew, Toby Spence, Laurent Naouri, Stéphane Degout, Nicolas Rivenq, Anna-Maria Panzarella, Jaël Azzaretti.
Stage direction : Robert Carsen. Choreography : Edouard Lock, featuring La La La Human Steps. Sets and costume designer : Michael Levine.
Extra feature :  'The Triumph of love', interviews with Robert Carsen, William Christie, Barbara Bonney, Paul Agnew, Laurent Naouri.
Sung in French, with English, French, German and Spanish subtitles.

DVD, 2 discs, all regions (NTSC), Opus Arte 2004.

Platée, Ballet bouffon, recorded at the Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier, February 2002.
Les Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble Orchestra & Chorus - Marc Minkowski.

Cast : Paul Agnew, Mireille Delunsch, Yann Beuron, Laurent Naouri...
Stage direction and costumes : Laurent Pelly ; choreography : Laura Scozzi.
DVD, 2 discs, 150 mn, Dolby Digital 5.0 ou DTS, Zone 2 / PAL, 16:9., TDK, 2003.
Also available for zone 1.
All-zones reissue, 2011.

Opéra Baroque, par Claire Alby et Gérald Caillat, Les Coulisses de l'Opéra, GCB media 577842. VHS pal & secam. French version, 85 mn. DVD.
Extracts of operas by Charpentier (Médée, par Christie, 1993), Lully (Phaëton,Minkowski, 1993 ; Alceste, Malgoire, 1991), Rameau (Les Indes Galantes, Christie, 1990 ; Castor & Pollux, Christie, 1991).


Videos & DVD of other operas by Rameau are available online from
House of Opera

Hippolyte & Aricie - Gardiner, Aix, 1983.
Castor et Pollux - Farncombe, Athens, 1982.
Dardanus - Leppard, Paris, 1980

 (beware ! the recording quality is very variable)



Jean-Philippe Rameau Operas

Les Boréades
Castor et Pollux
In Convertendo
Les Indes Galantes
Les Paladins

Coffret 11 DVD