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September 2015

Toutes Suites: Concert Presented by the Lorain County Community College Signature Series

September 24, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Les Délices’ newest program, “Toutes Suites,” reflects the immediacy and appeal of French baroque chamber music and its relationship to dance with instrumental suites by Jean-Baptiste Lully and Marin Marais plus François Couperin’s seldom heard Ritratto dell’Amore (Portrait of Love), each movement of which reflects the various traits of a lover. This quartet of Cleveland-based musicians includes baroque oboist Debra…

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October 2015

Age of Indulgence

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Congregational Church of Birmingham, 1000 Cranbrook Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 United States

Lush Harmonies. Baroque Gestures. Classical Forms. Works for oboe and strings by Rameau, Philidor, and more. Les Délices continues its exploration of daring, experimental works from the French Rococo. Quartets from François-André Philidor’s Art of Modulation and other works for the salon mix lush French harmonies with Haydn-esque humor and wit and a little of CPE Bach's characteristic sturm und…

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Age of Indulgence

October 31, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 306 N. Division St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

Lush Harmonies. Baroque Gestures. Classical Forms. Works for oboe and strings by Rameau, Philidor, and more. Les Délices continues its exploration of daring, experimental works from the French Rococo. Quartets from François-André Philidor’s Art of Modulation and other works for the salon mix lush French harmonies with Haydn-esque humor and wit and a little of CPE Bach's characteristic sturm und…

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November 2015

Age of Indulgence

November 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
TBD,

Lush Harmonies. Baroque Gestures. Classical Forms. Works for oboe and strings by Rameau, Philidor, and more. Les Délices continues its exploration of daring, experimental works from the French Rococo. Quartets from François-André Philidor’s Art of Modulation and other works for the salon mix lush French harmonies with Haydn-esque humor and wit and a little of CPE Bach's characteristic sturm und…

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April 2016

Caractères de la danse

April 16, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Danbury Music Centre, 256 Main St
Danbury, CT 06810 United States

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

April 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT 06897 United States

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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July 2016

Folly of Youth

July 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Indianapolis Early Music,

Folly of Youth is a program about flying high and landing hard! Les Délices will delve into the myths of Icarus and Phaeton – young men who dared to fly too close to the sun – with terrible consequences. This special program pairs George Frederic Handel's own youthful cantata "Tra le fiamme" (1707) performed by soprano Shannon Mercer with French Baroque cantatas…

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