Other popular activities with the Festival's 18,000-plus visitors included: a grand celebration under the stars featuring four tenors (Marc Hervieux, Antoine Belanger, Luc Robert and Keven Geddes); Gounod a l'apero, with the Tempetes et Passions singers; Nathalie Magnan's Le serpent et le chat youth opera; and a fully recast Brigade lyrique performing around the city and featuring Evelyne Larochelle, Carole-Anne Roussel, Louis-Charles
Gagnon and Marc-Andre Caron, all of whom are singers to watch.
Here she uncovers the diary of Alexandrine, companion to the Dauphin Louis-Charles
, learns about her struggle to save him from death in revolutionary Paris and her fight to let him know he is not forgotten when he is imprisoned.
Carpentier, senior, had cared for Marie-Antoinette's and King Louis XVI's son Louis-Charles
before the young dauphin's supposed death in Paris's black tower years earlier.