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platea

In ancient Rome, a wide passageway or a wide street.
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In France, there was a similar tradition for males, especially haute-contres, to perform en travesti for comedic effect, such as when Pierre Jelyotte premiered the role of the nymph Platee in Rameau's Platee (1745).
His stratagem consists of wooing the hideous nymph Platee and then leading his wife to discover the affair.
She has performed in engagements such as Mozart's The Magic Flute, Ravel's L'enfant et les sortileges, Rameau's Platee, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and Bernstein's West Side Story.
Se le ambizioni attoriali, le assidue frequentazioni dei palcoscenici, come delle platee, da parte del giovane Palazzeschi sono certamente e da sempre note alla critica (d'altronde e lo stesso scrittore a darne notizia nel Piacere della memoria), la Barbaro considera questa esperienza come una vera e propria fucina culturale, il laboratorio nel quale Palazzeschi ha esercitato la voce e elaborato i modi della sua poesia.
With Rameau's Platee, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, and last year's production of the latter's King Arthur under his belt, Morris is the veteran opera director of the group.
Try Je veux finir from the opera Platee to discover how Rameau can lead us through a gamut of emotions and safely back again, and how warmly Sampson delivers such wonderful material Honegger: Symphony no.
3-7): Morris's troupe performs the ballet-opera Platee, with music by Rameau and costumes by Isaac Mizrahi.
Quod, pro deo, habeatur optima advertentia circa custodiam et conservationem civitatis Lucane, que est una clavis tam pulchra, et non permittatur aliqualiter ut quidam Bartholomeus de Thodi, olim cancellarius domine Anfrosine nunc capitaneus platee dicte civitatis Lucane, ibi resideat, quoniam est inimicissimus prefati domini et partialissimus Florentinorum.
The most eagerly awaited event at the festival was the Royal Opera, Covent Garden's production of Platee by Jean-Philippe Rameau.
51) In the same volume, he has also entered the titles of Rameau operas known to him (Hippolyto et Aricie, Dardanus, Platee, Les indes galantes, Zoroastre, and Castor [et Pollux]) and ticked all but the first.
Isa Miranda, Assia Noris, o Luisa Ferida incarnano gli orizzonti immaginativi delle platee italiane nel momento in cui il regime fascista comincia a potenziare una politica pacifista e celebrativa.
Elizabeth Bartlet's critical edition of Jean-Philippe Rameau's Platee appeared in print in 2005, the year of her death, which followed a long battle with cancer.