Iphigénie en Aulide (‘Iphigenia in Aulis’)
- Jeremy Hayes
Tragédie in three acts by christoph willibald Gluck to a libretto by marie françois louis gand leblanc Roullet after jean Racine’sIphigénie en Aulide, itself after Euripides ; Paris, Opéra, 19 April 1774.
Iphigénie en Aulide was the first of the seven operas that Gluck composed for Paris, although it was not actually commissioned by the Académie Royale de Musique. After ...