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November 2016

Caractères de la Danse

November 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library Street
Hudson, OH 44236 United States
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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…

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Caractères de la Danse

November 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Goshen College Music Center, 1700 S Main St
Goshen, 46526
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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…

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Caractères de la Danse

November 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd
Rocky River, 44116 United States
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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…

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March 2017

Songs without Words

March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
First Religious Society (CSEM), 27 School St
Carlisle, MA 01741 United States
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Presented by Cambridge Society for Early Music With a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet” (New York Times), baroque oboist Debra Nagy expands the repertoire for her instrument with timeless songs whose emotionally-charged melodies stir the passions and inspire improvisation with echoes of jazz. Accompanied by a lush continuo band of viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, Nagy…

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Songs without Words

March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Weston Congregational Church (CSEM), 130 Newton St
Weston, MA 02493 United States
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Presented by Cambridge Society for Early Music With a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet” (New York Times), baroque oboist Debra Nagy expands the repertoire for her instrument with timeless songs whose emotionally-charged melodies stir the passions and inspire improvisation with echoes of jazz. Accompanied by a lush continuo band of viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, Nagy…

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April 2017

Songs without Words

April 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Salem Athenaeum (CSEM), 337 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Presented by Cambridge Society for Early Music With a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet” (New York Times), baroque oboist Debra Nagy expands the repertoire for her instrument with timeless songs whose emotionally-charged melodies stir the passions and inspire improvisation with echoes of jazz. Accompanied by a lush continuo band of viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, Nagy…

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Songs without Words

April 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
First Church in Ipswich, 1 Meetinghouse Green
Ipswich, MA 01938 United States
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Presented by Cambridge Society for Early Music With a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet” (New York Times), baroque oboist Debra Nagy expands the repertoire for her instrument with timeless songs whose emotionally-charged melodies stir the passions and inspire improvisation with echoes of jazz. Accompanied by a lush continuo band of viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, Nagy…

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Songs without Words

April 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Christ Church (CSEM), Zero Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Presented by Cambridge Society for Early Music With a musical approach that’s “distinctly sensual…pliant, warm, and sweet” (New York Times), baroque oboist Debra Nagy expands the repertoire for her instrument with timeless songs whose emotionally-charged melodies stir the passions and inspire improvisation with echoes of jazz. Accompanied by a lush continuo band of viola da gamba, theorbo, and harpsichord, Nagy…

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September 2017

Songs without Words

September 22, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Les Délices presents their popular Baroque-Jazz Crossover program Songs without Words on Lake Erie College's new Performing Arts Series. Songs without Words takes the adaptation of 17th Century songs for instruments as its point of departure and brings the concept into the 20th Century with torch songs and jazz standards arranged and improvised by the ensemble. Music by baroque composers…

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Songs without Words

September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Les Délices presents their popular Baroque-Jazz Crossover program Songs without Words for Pittsburgh's Renaissance & Baroque Society. Songs without Words takes the adaptation of 17th Century songs for instruments as its point of departure and brings the concept into the 20th Century with torch songs and jazz standards arranged and improvised by the ensemble. Music by baroque composers Lambert, Lully, and…

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