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Caractères de la danse

April 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Simultaneously signaling power and grace, refinement and discipline, the art of dancing held a singular status at the court of Louis XIV. Louis XIV elevated dancing to the level of high art, created the world’s first ballet school (the Académie Royale de la danse), and turned a social pastime into a stylized professional pursuit. Les Délices’ program explores dance from its social roots in the ballroom to the idiosyncratic, highly expressive music written for the first prima ballerinas on the theater stage. Works include Jean Féry-Rebel virtuoso “Characters of the Dance,” a scene from Rameau’s Pigmalion, the earthy, rollicking dances of Boismortier’s Ballets de Villages, plus solos for oboe, and viola da gamba.

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Date:
April 16, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Danbury Music Centre
256 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States
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Phone:
203-748-1716