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Castor & Pollux

by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Castor & Pollux is widely regarded as his crowning achievement. Concentrating on brotherly love, and the bonds between the twins, the opera has many gorgeous arias, choruses and dances. 

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  • 5:20
    Télaïre's (Celeste Lazarenko) great aria of grief and loss. Surely one of the most poignant ever written. Celeste Lazarenko, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.
  • 3:42
    The people react to the news of Castor's death with terrible sadness. Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.
  • 1:54
    Pollux (Hadleigh Adams), Phébé (Margaret Plummer) and Mercury (Pascal Herington) enter the gates of Hell, commanding the demons there to stand back. Margaret Plummer, Pascal Herington, Hadleigh Adams, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.