Iphigénie en Tauride

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Iphigénie en Tauride

Wq. 46

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Iphigénie en Tauride was one of Gluck's last operas, and the climax of his efforts to reform the French tragédies lyrique. It premiered in 1779 and was his biggest success on the Parisian stage, despite the efforts of Piccinnists to prevent the premiere. The Piccinni advocates preferred a traditional operatic style bas... read more