Hear his experimentations with drama and high emotions through extracts from his operas, including the game changing orchestration of Uthal and the passionate Ariodant, along with music by Gluck, Beethoven, Mozart and Salieri.
About St John's Smith Square
PerformersOrchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
RepertoireMéhul: Overture, Les Amazones; Du mal affreux from Mélidore et Phrosine
Pre-concert talk, St John’s Smith Square at 5.45pm – 6.15pm
Who was Méhul and what is it like to perform his music? Find out with conductor Jonathan Cohen and historical expert Robert Samuels from the OAE’s Academic Partners, the Open University.