"• World première recording! • With a first-rate cast, this new production from Alpha brings to light a major work of the French operatic heritage. • Pyrrhus by Pancrace Royer (also noted for his very fine – and virtuosic – harpsichord music) was first performed early in the reign of Louis XV. • Features the twenty-one tragédies lyriques on the subject of the Trojan War that were performed at the Académie Royale de Musique (the Paris Opéra) between 1687 and 1730. • 2 CD Set"