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March 2016
Free

Free Community Concert at St. John’s Historic Church

March 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Ohio City,
2600 Church Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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A one-hour concert of beautiful, little-known works by Les Délices. St. John's Church is at the corner of W.26th St. and Church Ave, just south of Detroit Rd. St. John's is also a few short blocks from Hingetown (W.29th) and the shops and restaurants on W. 25th St. Parking is available on the surrounding streets and in a lot behind…

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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
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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

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

Concertos Comiques

May 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
The BOP Stop,
2920 Detroit Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Comedy, Popular tunes, and Instrumental Virtuosity Works for oboe, recorder, and strings by Corrette, Boismortier, and more. Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and Michel Corrette were gifted musicians and shrewd businessmen with a flair for both comedy and drama. Each had a knack for responding to contemporary trends and competing fashions while developing unique personal styles that integrated the vogue for…

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Concertos Comiques

May 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Herr Chapel at Plymouth Church UCC,
2860 Coventry Rd
Shaker Heights, OH 44120 United States
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Comedy, Popular tunes, and Instrumental Virtuosity Works for oboe, recorder, and strings by Corrette, Boismortier, and more. Joseph Bodin de Boismortier and Michel Corrette were gifted musicians and shrewd businessmen with a flair for both comedy and drama. Each had a knack for responding to contemporary trends and competing fashions while developing unique personal styles that integrated the vogue for…

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July 2016
Free

Open Rehearsal

July 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Ohio City,
2600 Church Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Les Délices rehearses their popular program “Folly of Youth” in anticipation of an upcoming tour. Music by Handel, Lully, and more. Les Délices is excited to announce plans a new residency at St. John’s Church in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood.  Open Rehearsals are totally informal: folks can just stop in and gain a fresh perspective on creative artists’ working process.

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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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October 2016

Songs without Words

October 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
SPACES,
2220 Superior Viaduct
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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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 Emily Walhout on viola da gamba harpsichordist Eric Milnes, Nagy breathes new life into torch songs spanning the 17th…

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Songs without Words

October 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Herr Chapel at Plymouth Church UCC,
2860 Coventry Rd
Shaker Heights, OH 44120 United States
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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 Emily Walhout on viola da gamba harpsichordist Eric Milnes, Nagy breathes new life into torch songs spanning the 17th…

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November 2016
Free

Open Rehearsal

November 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Ohio City,
2600 Church Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Les Délices rehearses their popular program “Characters of the Dance” in anticipation of upcoming outreach and engagements. Music for dancing by Rebel, Lully, and more. Les Délices is excited to announce plans a new residency at St. John’s Church in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood.  Open Rehearsals are totally informal: folks can just stop in and gain a fresh perspective on…

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