Les Boreades (2003)

Genres - Drama, Music, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Musical Drama, Opera, Romantic Drama, Tragedy  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

This production of Jean Philippe Rameau's Les Boreades stars Barbara Bonney as Alphise, a princess willing to forego her birthright in order to avoid an arranged marriage. This opera has had a troubled history, and was actually performed in full for the first time years after Rameau's death.



abdication [of power], dowry, marriage-arranged, princess, seasons