Delibes - Lakmé
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The best French classical music for Bastille Day
13. Delibes - Lakmé
Setting a French libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille, Lakmé is Delibes most famous opera. Since its first performance in 1883, its popularity is almost certainly thanks to the beautiful Flower Duet, otherwise known as Sous le dôme épais.