Following the surrender of the British John secures a long sought loan from the Dutch and returns to Paris to oversee the peace treaty. John can no longer bear his absence from Abigail and invites her to Paris which immediately overwhelms her with it's opulence. John is appointed ambassador to England but soon longs to return home to participate in the formation of the new government and, like Abigail, to be reunited with the children. They return home to an overwhelming welcome and John reluctantly returns to public service. Written by
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[before King George III; softly
The United States of America...
The United States of America have appointed me Minister plenipotentiary to your Majesty. I think myself more fortunate than all of my fellow citizens in having the distinguishing honor, to be the first to stand in your Majesty's presences in a diplomatic character. I shall esteem myself the happiest of men if I can be instrumental in restoring the confidence and affection, or in better words the good old nature and ...
"Orphée Et Euridice"
Written by Christoph Willibald Gluck
(as Christoph Wilibald Gluck)
Performed by Opera Lafayette Chorus
Courtesy of Naxos
By Arrangement with Source/Q See more