Iphigénie en Aulide

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Iphigénie en Aulide

Wq. 40

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In this work Gluck brought to opera a sense of drama that united the action of an opera in a single emotional arc, rather than allowing the form to serve as a mere excuse for florid singing. As such, it inspired Mozart and later composers, all the way up to Richard Wagner. Productions of it are fairly frequent. Orfeo e... read more