Alceste - Gluck Trailer

Alceste - Gluck Trailer (2008)

24 November 2008 Music 135 mins

John Eliot Gardiner conducts Gluck's 1776 French version of 'Alceste' at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Soprano Anne Sofie von Otter takes the title role of Alceste, Queen of Thessaly, who offers to die at the hands of the gods in place of her husband, Admete (Paul Groves), so that the people will not lose their king. Alceste is then saved from the underworld by Hercule (Dietrich Henschel).

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Paul Groves

as Admete

Dietrich Henschel

as High Priest and Hercules

Yann Beuron

as Evandre

Ludovic Tézier

as A herald and Apollo

Frederic Caton

as oracle and infernal god

Hjordis Thebault

as Coryphee

lucie barrett

as Alceste's child

Arthur Canyon

as Alceste Child


John Eliot Gardiner

John Eliot Gardiner Music Director

International Releases Dates

France 24 November 2008

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