In 1754, huge parties celebrated the birth of the future King, Louis XVI. Three ballet acts by Rameau were performed: The Birth of Osiris, created for the occasion, Pigmalion and The Incas of Peru.
Soloists : Soprano, counter tenor, bass. Orchestra and choir, directed by Stéphane Fuget.
The Birth of Osiris
A shepherd - counter tenor
Pamilie, a shepherdess - soprano
Jupiter, Jupiter's grand priest - bass
Suite of dances
Air - Gavotte - Menuet - Gavotte - Chaconne - Loure
Passepied - Rigaudon - Sarabande for the statue - Tambourin
Joyful aria for the people arriving to admire the statue
Simple and steady pantomime
The Incas of Peru
Carlos - counter tenor
Phani - soprano
Huascar - bass