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Les Troyens – Nuit d'ivresse et d'extase infinie

Extracts | Berlioz

Act 4 concludes with this duet between Aeneas (Bryan Hymel) and Dido (Yvonne Naef ). The words are based on Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice ('On such a night ...'). The two lovers charm each other and exchange mythological references where provocations, chastity and fury of love mingle.