Thésée (1782)

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Start date: 
1 March 1782
Production notes: 
This is a sequel to the Euripidean version. Grove states that "following a fashion for resetting tragédie lyriques of Lully and Quinault, Gossec wrote Thésée in 1782. He borrowed from his forerunner by copying Aegée’s aria, Faites grace à mon âge, and adding wind instruments".
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Medea Euripides
Person Role Notes
E. Morel de Chéfdeville Librettist after Quinault
François-Joseph Gossec Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Opéra (Paris, Île-de-France, France) 1 March, 1782
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Medea in Performance, 1500-2000 Book library 130, 236

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