The 400 years of Molière deserved a booster shot.
What's more in Versailles, where the great man has had his month for a quarter of a century.
The mountebank was not badly in court in the gardens of the Sun King, which he had inaugurated with his troupe during the famous
Plaisirs de l'île enchantée
, in 1664. However, it is not on the garden side, but on the court side. , who should have been seen, this weekend, twisting his verses on some musical note.
The Théâtre du Petit Monde gave its
Doctor in spite of himself
to the Grandes Écuries .
His, or rather that of Gounod.
Was Molière a feminist?
Because in 1857, the composer, who had not finished adapting
and was not yet thinking of Juliette, felt in a happy mood... And decided to set his sights on the most Parisian of wanderers: Poquelin.
The result is this
with the exterior of a comic opera.
Treasure of buffoonery with melodic lines of rare delicacy, interspersed with dialogues drawn from Molière's play, and set with musical pearls.
Like this sextet which is worth its weight…
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