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Télaïre's (Celeste Lazarenko) grief at the loss of Castor.  

Act 2 scene 2 Tristes apprêts, pâles flambeaux; Celeste Lazarenko, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.


Pollux (Hadleigh Adams) and Castor (Jeffrey Thompson) meet again in the underworld. 

Act 4 scene 7 Chere ombre paroissez; Jeffrey Thompson, Hadleigh Adams, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.


Act 1 scene 4 Air très pointés; Sean Marcs and Adam Murray (dancers); Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.


Act 2 scene 5 Eclatez, eclatezPascal Herington, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor


Act 2 scene 1 Que tout gémisse; Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor


Erin Helyard talks about why we chose the 1754 version of Castor & Pollux. 


Celeste Lazarenko, Margaret Plummer and Erin Helyard discuss style and ornamentation. 

 

 

The demons try to bar Pollux and Mercury from gaining access to the underworld.

Act 4 scene 3 - Brisons tous nos fers; Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.


A spirit (Anna Fraser) welcomes Castor to the peace and tranquility of Elysium. 

Act 4 scene 6 Dans ces doux aziles; Anna Fraser, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor. 


Act 4 scene 3 Rentrez, rentrez dans l'esclavageMargaret Plummer, Pascal Herington, Hadleigh Adams, Cantillation, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor.


Act 4 scene 5 Séjour de l'éternelle paidJeffrey Thompson, Orchestra of the Antipodes, Antony Walker conductor


Antony Walker talks about the choice of Castor & Pollux for Pinchgut. 


Hadleigh Adams and Jeffrey Thompson talk about haute-contre voice type and French baroque style.