Opéras II, Grand Opéra, derniers feux (Henry VIII, Ascanio, Les Barbares)

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1901. Verdi meurt, qui avait porté le Grand Opéra historique à l’incandescence (Les Vêpres siciliennes, Don Carlos, Aïda). Saint-Saëns perpétue le genre dans le sillage des Troyens de Berlioz avec Les Barbares : retour à l’Antique pour règlements de comptes avec l’autre rive du Rhin. Déjà Henry VIII (1883) se souvenait de Don Carlos et Ascanio (1890) du Benvenuto Cellini berliozien.

Où l’on trouve des Tudors un rien sucrés, des Cimbres et des Teutons (suivez mon regard !) sous les murs d’Orange et la rencontre de François 1er et Charles Quint (excusez du peu !).

« Il sait tout, mais il manque d’inexpérience. », aurait dit Berlioz. C’est cette science qui compromet sans doute l’engagement dramatique de son lyrisme qui tend davantage à la noblesse et à la grandeur qu’aux effets, sans toutefois jamais manquer de couleur.

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