(King Richard the Lionheart), Comic opera - 3 acts
André Grétry - Michel Sedaine
On his travels back from the third crusade, King Richard I is captured and imprisoned at Linz Castle. His herald, Blondel, dresses up as a blind minstrel in order to free his king.
On his way, he meets Sir Williams, his daughter Laurette, as well as Margaret of Artois, who is in love with Richard. She recognizes Blondel from a love song the King had composed for her…