November 23, 2012
Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Indes Galantes
Boston Baroque Orchestra and Chorus
Martin Pearlman, conductor
CAST: Amanda Forsythe (Hébé, Phani, Fatima); Sumner Thompson (Bellone, Huascar, Adario); Nathalie Paulin (L'Amour, Émilie, Zaire); Nathaniel Watson (Osman, Ali, Alvar); Daniel Auchincloss (Don Carlos, Tacmas); Aaron Sheehan (Damon)
Rameau's spectacular, globetrotting drama features extravagant scenes in locales ranging from a Turkish island in the Indian Ocean, to the Inca Empire of Peru, a Persian festival of flowers and the "savage" forests of North America.