This classical music opus finds maestro Marc Minkowski conducting two different operas by composer Jacques Offenbach. It begins with a 1997 production of Orphée aux Enfers by the Opéra National de Lyon. As directed for the stage by Laurent Pelly, this stars Natalie Dessay, Jean-Pauyl Fouchecourt and Laurent Naouri and features accompaniment by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra National de Lyon. Next up is a 2000 production of La Belle Hélène mounted at the Théâtre Musical de Paris - Châtelet, and also directed by Pelly. It features Felicity Lott, Yann Beuron and Laurent Naouri, along with accompaniment by Les Musiciens du Louvre and the Chorus of the Musiciens du Louvre.