Orchestra de l’Agora to Present ‘Enfers des Lumières’

By Nicolas Quiroga

The Orchestra de l’Agora will present “Enfers des Lumières” on March 1 and 2, 2022.

The showcase, which will feature music by Lully, Rameau and Gluck (and others), will be headlined by 10 solo artists from the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal, under the direction of Nicolas Ellis.

The artists featured include tenor Marc-Antoine Brûle, soprano Vanessa Croome, soprano Sarah Dufresne, tenor Mishael Eusebio, mezzo-soprano Sydney Frodsham, Kirsten LeBlanc, bass Matthew Li, mezzo-soprano Martina Myskohlid, baritone Geoffrey Salvas, and soprano Lucie St-Martin.

Audiences will hear music from such operas as “Les Élémens,” “Dardanus,” “Orphée et Eurydice,” “Armide,” “Platée,” “Iphigénie en Aulide,” “Iphigénie en Tauride,” and “Zoroastre,” among others.

The showcase, which will take place at the Salle Ludger-Duvernay of Monument-National in Québec, will be presented in tandem with Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.