William Christie conducts Hercules by Handel at the Paris Opera
Musical Drama in three acts by Georg Friedrich Haendel (1685 - 1759)
Libretto by Thomas Broughton, based on Sophocles's 'Women of Trachis' and Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'
First performance in London, King's Theatre, 5 January 1745
Recording: Opéra national de Paris
Director: Vincent Bataillon
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